By and  on November 28, 2012

As protests continued in Dhaka, Bangladesh, after the deadly fire at a garment factory on Saturday, the police arrested three supervisors of the plant’s owner, Tazreen Fashions Ltd., and international groups called on major retailers and apparel brands to pressure the Bangladeshi government to improve working conditions in the apparel industry.

Earlier estimates had put the number at 119 dead, but the official figure appears to be 111 dead. There were about 1,800 workers at the factory in Ashulia, near to Dhaka, when the fire broke out.

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