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Second Bangladesh Factory Fire in a Week Claims More Lives

At least 10 people died in a factory fire outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials said Sunday, the second deadly industrial blaze in four days.

The flames engulfed a small fan factory in the Gazipur industrial district on Sunday evening, with firefighters extinguishing the blaze after a two-and-a-half hour battle.

They found 10 bodies in the charred structure and were searching for more possible casualties, fire service spokesman Zillur Rahman told AFP.

Officials do not yet know how many people were in the factory when the blaze took hold.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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