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19 Jun 2013 07:52 GMT | Business & Economy, Environment, Asia, Bangladesh
Bangladesh has 7000 firefighters for a population of 160 million people.
And to make matters worse, their risky work is rewarded by small wages and almost no benefits.
Al Jazeera's Shamim Chowdhury reports from Dhaka.
Source: Al Jazeera
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