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24 Garment Workers Killed in Flooded Factory in Morocco

Monday, 08 February 2021 09:00 AM

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — At least 24 workers have been killed in the city of Moroccan city of Tangier after heavy rains flooded a clandestine garment factory, Morocco’s state news agency MAP reported Monday.

Local authorities said firefighters and emergency workers on Monday rescued 10 survivors from the factory, in the basement of a residential villa.

Search operations were still underway to rescue other workers trapped inside the flooded factory.

The total number of workers remains unknown. An investigation has been launched.

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At least 24 workers have been killed in the city of Moroccan city of Tangier after heavy rains flooded a clandestine garment factory, Morocco's state news agency MAP reported Monday.Local authorities said firefighters and emergency workers on Monday rescued 10 survivors...
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