RMG Fire: 10 hurt in stampede in Gazipur
Reported by: UNBconnect
Reported on: Jun 02, 2012 09:45 pm
Reported in: National
Gazipur, June 2 (UNB) – At least 10 garment workers, mostly female, were injured in a stampede triggered by panic over a fire in a factory at Konabari here on Saturday.Fire brigade sources said the fire broke out on the 2nd floor of Islam Garments unit-2 at about 7:45pm and roared through the 3rd and 4th floors of the factory building, prompting its workers to scramble to get out of it.On information, firefighters from Gazipur and Kaliakoir rushed in and were trying to bring the fire under control.The extent of damage caused by the fire could not be ascertained immediately.The injured were taken to a local hospital.
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