Bangladeshi shop owners look at their burnt belongings after a fire break out in a makeshift market in Dhaka on March 30, 2019. / AFP / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN
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Two of the owners of a high-rise commercial building that caught fire last week, killing 26 people in a blaze made worse by the lack of appropriate fire exits, have been arrested, Bangladesh police said Sunday.Seventy people were also injured in the blaze.Faruq and Tasvirul Islam, who is a district leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party in the capital, Dhaka, were arrested for negligence and violations of a national building code that resulted in casualties.He said police were also looking for the owner of the developers that constructed the building in the 1990s.
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