8 Die In Clothing Factory Fire In Bangladesh As Rana Plaza Toll Passes 900

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a clothing factory in Bangladesh, police and an industry association official said on Thursday, as the death toll from the collapse of another factory building two weeks ago climbed above 900.The fire, in an industrial district of Dhaka, comes amid global attention on safety standards in Bangladesh's booming garment industry f...

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