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Authorities in Bangladesh arrest factory owners after deadly fire

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Bangladeshi police have arrested eight people including the owners and top executives of a food processing factory after at least 52 workers were killed in a devastating fire, officials said on Saturday. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan announced the arrests at the site of the accident, and warned that no-one would be spared if the investigators found negligence had led to the loss of so many lives. Many of those who were killed in the fire that swept through Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd on Thursday were trapped on the fourth floor, unable to escape as the door was locked. It took firefighters m…

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