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A pregnant worker, who was injured while escaping a fire at the Arba Textile Ltd. garment factory, lies inside her slum room in Savar

Source: Reuters - Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:37 AM
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Seven-months pregnant worker Aasia Begum, who was injured while escaping a fire at the Arba Textile Ltd. garment factory, lies inside her slum room in Savar, June 13, 2013. At least 10 workers were injured as they tried to escape when the fire swept through the garment factory in an industrial district of Savar, police and an industry association official said on Thursday. According to Aasia, she earns about 4000 Taka ($51) per month as a helper in the garment factory. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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