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10 Bangladeshis killed in a fire

10 Bangladeshis were killed in a fire that struck an illegal make-shift labor camp designed to hold less than half that number. The lodgings were never inspected by the government because the workers who leased the space were illegals – migrants who remained in the country after their work contracts expired. Illegal migrants across the Gulf avoid contact with government establishments, forgoing administrative safeguards in order to maintain employment.

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