Trapped workers jump to their death at factory fire, as many as 100 may be dead

Rescuers were able to save about 50 workers who had made their way to the roof


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DHAKA, Bangladesh — The death toll from a fire at a Bangladeshi factory soared to at least 121 as rescue workers recovered 112 bodies Sunday, the national fire chief told AFP.

"We've found 112 dead bodies this morning," fire brigade director general Brigadier General Abu Nayeem Mohammad Shahidullah told AFP.

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