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Bangladesh police fire teargas at building collapse demo

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Bangladeshi police fired tear gas and rubber bullets Friday as protestors attacked factories and smashed vehicles during a mass rally by garment workers over the deaths of nearly 300 colleagues. 

Bangladeshi firefighters carry out a body from the collapsed garment factory building in Savar, on April 25, 2013. Bangladeshi police fired tear gas and rubber bullets Friday as protestors attacked factories and smashed vehicles during a mass rally by garment workers over the deaths of nearly 300 colleagues.

The police used rubber bullets after demonstrators, some of whom were armed with bamboo sticks, blockaded roads and forced factories at Gazipur, just outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, to close for the day.

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