Thousands of Bangladeshi workers threw stones at factories and blocked streets in a Dhaka suburb on Monday to protest a garment-factory fire that killed 112 people over the weekend. An estimated 200 factories shut down for the day after the demonstrations erupted, and the government has declared a national day of mourning on Tuesday. The tragedy spurred renewed criticism over unsafe conditions in the factories that produce clothing and other export products, which are a linchpin of Bangladesh's economy.
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