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Philippines: 17 garment factory fire victims were ‘locked into dorms’

By Thu, May 10, 2012 8:09AM UTC 5 Comments

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Locked in from the outside, ‘stay-in’ workers in a garment store in Butuan City burned to death to their death following a dawn fire that gutted the building where they are staying. Seventeen of the 22 workers living in the dormitory at the third floor of the building perished in the...