TheVoiceOfJoyce What’s happening in Bangladesh? An oxygen plant in Sitakunda, leaves 6 dead so far and many injured. The last Industrial accident, in June, at a container depot, killed 50 people and injured 200. Why aren’t Corporations held accountable for employee deaths internationally? Profits and life can co exist. Legislate OHSA rules for Worker safety. #PoliticsAffectsUs

At least six people were killed and several injured on Saturday when a fire broke out after an explosion at an oxygen plant in southeastern Bangladesh, officials said.

The death toll could rise as a rescue operation was ongoing at the plant at Sitakunda, 40km (25 miles) from the south-eastern port city of Chittagong, they added.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion, a fire service official said.

“Six bodies were recovered from the site,” local government official Shahadat Hossain told Reuters, adding that the rescue operation was continuing.

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