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Bangladesh garment hub reopens after unrest

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Hundreds of garment factories in a Bangladesh manufacturing hub reopened Friday, days after they were closed down due to unrest sparked by the country's worst industrial tragedy, employers said. 

Bangladeshi garment workers sew T-shirts at a factory in Dhaka, on March 18, 2009. Hundreds of garment factories in a Bangladesh manufacturing hub have reopened, days after they were closed down due to unrest sparked by the country's worst industrial tragedy.

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association shut down the factories at the Ashulia industrial area on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka earlier this week after tens of thousands of workers went on the rampage.

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