Factbox-Deadly Fires Common in Bangladesh, Mainly in Industrial Settings

(Reuters) – The lethal fireplace at a container depot in southeast Bangladesh on Saturday evening was the most recent in a string of main fireplace incidents.

Security guidelines are sometimes violated in Bangladesh, particularly in industrial settings, and fires in factories and different buildings have killed tons of of individuals since 2005.

No less than 38 folks died when a fireplace swept from the engine room by a ship on the Sugandha River.

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No less than 52 folks had been killed and 20 injured after an enormous fireplace raged by a juice-making manufacturing unit in Narayanganj, southeast of the capital, Dhaka.

An enormous fireplace that ripped by a Rohingya refugee camp killed least at the least 15 folks, injured greater than 550 folks injured and displaced some 45,000.

A suspected fuel pipeline explosion at a mosque simply outdoors Dhaka killed 17 folks and injured dozens as worshippers had been about to finish their prayers.

No less than 10 folks had been killed when a fireplace swept by a fan manufacturing unit close to Dhaka.

No less than seven folks had been killed and eight injured after a fuel pipeline exploded within the port metropolis of Chittagong.

A hearth broke out in a 22-storey business constructing in Dhaka, killing at the least 19 folks, injuring 70 and trapping many extra.

* A hearth that engulfed a centuries-old space of Dhaka killed at the least 70 folks.

* A hearth gutted greater than 200 slum homes in Chittagong, killing at the least eight folks and injuring greater than 50.

A hearth in a textile manufacturing unit killed six staff earlier than it was extinguished.

A hearth at a plastics manufacturing unit on the outskirts of Dhaka killed 13 folks and injured dozens.

A hearth at Tazreen Fashions manufacturing unit in Dhaka supplying world manufacturers killed 112 staff and injured greater than 150. The blaze, believed to have been attributable to a brief circuit, was the deadliest manufacturing unit fireplace in Bangladesh’s historical past.

A hearth at a sportswear manufacturing unit supplying world retailers killed at the least 26 folks and injured about 100 simply outdoors Dhaka.

A hearth at a garment manufacturing unit in a Dhaka suburb killed 21 staff and injured about 50.

A hearth ripped by a textile manufacturing unit in Chittagong, killing 65 staff and injuring dozens.

A hearth at a garment manufacturing unit outdoors Dhaka killed 22 folks and injured greater than 50.

(Compiled by Krishna N. Das in New Delhi; Modifying by Frances Kerry)

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