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At least 280 people died at a garment factory in Karachi, in the worst blaze in decades to hit Pakistan's biggest city

Pakistani firefighters battle a fire at a garment factory in Karachi September 11. More than 310 people have perished in fires that gutted factories in Pakistan's two largest cities, in tragedies that prompted calls for an overhaul of poor industrial safety standards, officials said Wednesday.

Factory fires in Pakistan kill hundreds

More than 300 people have died in fires at two factories in Pakistan prompting calls for an overhaul of poor industrial safety standards.