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Last Updated: Tuesday, 27 December 2005, 14:49 GMT
Fifteen injured in Dhaka stampede
Police in Bangladesh say at least 15 people have been injured in a stampede caused by a fire alarm at a clothing factory in Dhaka.

The alarm, activated during work on the roof of the multi-storey building, caused panic among the workforce.

Two of the injured are reported to be in a serious condition.

Correspondents say fires have been frequent in clothing factories in Bangladesh but recent safety measures have improved the situation.

The latest incident coincided with a protest in Dhaka in which 100 garment workers demanded further safety improvements.


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