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Bangladeshis and firefighters battle a fire at a garment factory in the Savar neighborhood in Dhaka, Bangladesh, late Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012. An official said firefighters have recovered more than 100 bodies after a fire raced through the multi-story garment factory just outside Bangladesh's capital. (AP Photo/Polash Khan)
AP photos: Scenes from Bangladesh factory fire
First Published Nov 25 2012 04:56 pm • Last Updated Nov 25 2012 09:36 pm

The blaze broke out at the seven-story factory just outside Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka late Saturday. More than 100 bodies had been found by Sunday morning.

The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear, and authorities have ordered an investigation.

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Bangladesh has some 4,000 garment factories, many without proper safety measures. The country annually earns about $20 billion from exports of garment products, mainly to the United States and Europe.

Here are photos of the deadly fire and its aftermath:




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