High risks get Bangladesh firemen low returns

Firefighters complain of low wages and almost no benefits for their risky work.

    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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