On November 24, 2012, a fire engulfed a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At least 120 people were killed when they were unable to escape the enflamed building. Scott Nova explains how working conditions in Bangladesh made this tragedy both predicable and hopefully preventable.
On November 24, 2012 a fire erupted in the Tazreen Fashion factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At least 120 people, mostly factory workers, lost their lives. Mukta Begum survived the blaze, though she was taken to the hospital with injuries.