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A Bangladeshi garment worker participates in a protest to mourn the death of the victims of a fire in a garment factory in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: AP

Global clothes firms say Bangladesh must ensure fire safety

International garment firms have demanded fast “realistic” action to ensure the safety of Bangladeshi textile workers, a week after a plant fire killed more than 100 people, a senior industry official in the country said on Saturday.