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Tragedy in Bangladesh

<p>A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. Police and officials said narrow exits in the nine-storey building trapped workers inside, killing 111 people and injuring more than 150.

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A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. Police and officials said narrow exits in the nine-storey building trapped workers inside, killing 111 people and injuring more than...more

A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. Police and officials said narrow exits in the nine-storey building trapped workers inside, killing 111 people and injuring more than 150. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Army personnel and firefighters attempt to identify the bodies of dead garment workers in the ground floor of a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. 

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Army personnel and firefighters attempt to identify the bodies of dead garment workers in the ground floor of a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Army personnel and firefighters attempt to identify the bodies of dead garment workers in the ground floor of a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a devastating fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
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Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a devastating fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a devastating fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar, Bangladesh, November 26, 2012.
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Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar, Bangladesh, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar, Bangladesh, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Relatives carry a body bag after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. 

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Relatives carry a body bag after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Relatives carry a body bag after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Members of the police inspect a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. 

 REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Members of the police inspect a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Members of the police inspect a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire occurred in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. 

REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire occurred in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire occurred in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Members of the police inspect the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. 

REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Members of the police inspect the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Members of the police inspect the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Ismat Ara identifies the body of her sister-in-law Mashrefa, a garment worker, at a hospital after a devastating fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 24, 2012. 
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Ismat Ara identifies the body of her sister-in-law Mashrefa, a garment worker, at a hospital after a devastating fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Ismat Ara identifies the body of her sister-in-law Mashrefa, a garment worker, at a hospital after a devastating fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a devastating fire which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. 

REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a devastating fire which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers visit a burnt garment factory after a devastating fire which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>A man shows a piece of cloth which he says belong to his sister-in-law, a missing worker after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. 

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A man shows a piece of cloth which he says belong to his sister-in-law, a missing worker after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A man shows a piece of cloth which he says belong to his sister-in-law, a missing worker after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>The interior of a garment factory is seen after a fire in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. 

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The interior of a garment factory is seen after a fire in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

The interior of a garment factory is seen after a fire in Savar, Bangladesh, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>An army personnel inspects the burnt machineries of a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
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An army personnel inspects the burnt machineries of a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

An army personnel inspects the burnt machineries of a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>An army personnel inspects the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012.  REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

An army personnel inspects the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

An army personnel inspects the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>People gather in front of a garment factory after a fire as a member of Rapid Action Battalion stands guard in Savar, November 25, 2012. 

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People gather in front of a garment factory after a fire as a member of Rapid Action Battalion stands guard in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

People gather in front of a garment factory after a fire as a member of Rapid Action Battalion stands guard in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>A firefighter tries to control a fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 24, 2012. 


REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

A firefighter tries to control a fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A firefighter tries to control a fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire occurred in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
REUTERS/Andrew Biraj</p>

Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire occurred in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire occurred in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Army personnel load the bodies of dead garment workers on a rickshaw van after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Army personnel load the bodies of dead garment workers on a rickshaw van after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Army personnel load the bodies of dead garment workers on a rickshaw van after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012.  REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a devastating fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Members of the police inspect the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Members of the police inspect the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Members of the police inspect the burnt interior of a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012.
REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Relatives mourn the death of a garment worker after a fire in a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>A firefighter tries to control a fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, November 24, 2012.  REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

A firefighter tries to control a fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A firefighter tries to control a fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Bodies of dead garment workers are seen on the floor of a local school after a fire at a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Bodies of dead garment workers are seen on the floor of a local school after a fire at a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Bodies of dead garment workers are seen on the floor of a local school after a fire at a garment factory in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Members of the police inspect a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Members of the police inspect a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Members of the police inspect a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>A worker visits a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. 

REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

A worker visits a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A worker visits a burnt garment factory after a fire which killed more than a hundred people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Colleagues stand beside Asma, a garment worker, who was injured in a devastating fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, November 24, 2012. 
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Colleagues stand beside Asma, a garment worker, who was injured in a devastating fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Colleagues stand beside Asma, a garment worker, who was injured in a devastating fire at a garment factory in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, November 24, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Garment workers gather in front of a garment factory after a devastating fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. 
REUTERS/Andrew Biraj</p>

Garment workers gather in front of a garment factory after a devastating fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Garment workers gather in front of a garment factory after a devastating fire occurred in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>Workers shout slogans as they protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012.  REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Workers shout slogans as they protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Workers shout slogans as they protest against the death of their colleagues after a devastating fire in a garment factory which killed more than 100 people, in Savar, November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. 

REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

A firefighter inspects a garment factory after a fire in Savar, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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