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Garment factory inferno claims 10 lives in Bangladesh

Garment factory inferno claims 10 lives in Bangladesh

No less than 10 lives were claimed when a garment factory located in the north of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, was engulfed by a deadly fire.

Emergency officials warn that the death toll could rise following the fire outbreak which was sparked due to a boiler explosion at the Tempako Packaging Factory in the industrial town of Tongi.

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About 100 people are believed to have been working at the building when flames tore through the four-storey factory following the explosion.

According to police inspector Sirajul Islam; “We’ve got confirmation of at least 10 dead. But the toll will go up as the fire is still not under control”.

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