Fire in Bangladeshi Clothes Factory Over 100 Dead

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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A clothes factory fire in Bangladesh on Saturday has killed over 100 people, BBC News reports.

The blaze broke out late on Saturday in the Tazreen Fashion factory on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka. Some people died after jumping from the multi-story building to escape the fire, while others died after being trapped inside the burning factory. Local officials believe an electrical short circuit may have caused the fatal fire, according to the BBC.  

There were no fire exits on the outside of the factory.

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