Bangladesh blockade hits garment industry

Blockade that are part of opposition's bid to force early elections leads to cancelled orders in vital sector.

    Bangladesh's booming garment industry has been left reeling by transport blockades called for by the opposition.

    The blockades, which are part of a bid to force early elections, has led to violence, killing more than 100 people this year. Due to delays, overseas buyers have also cancelled thousands of orders.

    Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Gazipur, Bangladesh.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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