The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association said it would stand by the victims’ families.
Bangladesh’s garment factories make clothes for brands including Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney, H&M, Marks & Spencer, Carrefour and Tesco.
Separately, a flyover under construction fell onto a busy market, leaving at least 14 people dead, including three construction workers in the southeastern city of Chittagong, an official said Sunday.
Local fire official Abdul Mannan said the concrete structure collapsed on Saturday night, and authorities recovered the bodies by Sunday morning from under the debris in the second-largest city after Dhaka.
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