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Updated: 11/28/2012 04:41 | By Channel NewsAsia

PM Lee sends condolences to Bangladesh PM over factory fire

PM Lee sends condolences to Bangladesh PM over factory fire


PM Lee sends condolences to Bangladesh PM over factory fire

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has extended his condolences to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the lives lost in the Ashulia garment factory fire and the Chittagong flyover collapse.

Prime Minister Lee said he is confident that under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s leadership, Bangladesh will pull together and recover from the tragedies.

The factory fire in Ashulia and the flyover collapse in Chittagong happened on Sunday.

Over 100 people were killed in the fire while more than 10 people died in the flyover collapse, which also left many injured.

— CNA/lp

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