At least 26 killed, 50 injured in huge Bangladesh factory blast & fire (VIDEO)

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Footage of horrible devastation caused by a boiler explosion that ignited a massive fire at a Gazipur packaging factory has appeared online. The death toll has reached 26 people.

Twenty-six people were reportedly killed in the blast while about 50 people were injured, RIA Novosti reports, citing local outlet bdnews24. Earlier reports from bdnews24 and local Radio Athoi said that between 11 and 15 people had been killed in the factory blast and fire.

The fire broke out at the Tempako Packaging Factory in the Gazipur township of Tong after a boiler exploded there, local fire and civil defense officials have told DhakaTribune.

About two dozen fire teams are working at the site of the explosion