Bangladesh police arrest building owners over latest deadly fire

FILE PHOTO: Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at a multi-storey commercial building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

DHAKA (Reuters) – Two of the owners of a high-rise commercial building that caught fire last week, killing 26 people in a blaze made worse by the lack of appropriate fire exits, have been arrested, Bangladesh police said on Sunday. Authorities say the 22-storey building structure lacked adequate safety measures and was extended illegally, raising […]

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