Bangladesh factory fire: Distraught families continue to search for missing relatives

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    Firefighters in Bangladesh have managed to put out a factory fire that has been burning since Thursday.

    At least 52 people died after the blaze in a food and beverage factory on the outskirts of the capital, Dhaka.

    An investigation is under way.

    Factory fires are common in Bangladesh, where many of the businesses operate illegally and without safety measures.

    Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Rupganj, Bangladesh.

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    In This Story: Bangladesh

    Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is the eighth-most populous country in the world, with a population exceeding 162 million people.

    Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.

    Dhaka, the capital and largest city, is the nation’s economic, political, and cultural hub. Chittagong, the largest seaport, is the second-largest city.

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