Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Three people, including a Pakistani citizen, were burnt to death and 10 others injured as a fire broke out at a textile factory in Bangladesh on Saturday morning.

The fire originated from chemical blast at the dyeing factory –Mom Tex-1 – of Pakiza Group in Narsingdi, just outside the capital around 7.0 am (local time) and it soon roared through the entire factory, according to a fire service official.

Informed, 11 firefighting units from different fire service stations including Dhaka rushed to the spot and doused the blaze around 11:15am.

Set up in 2012, Mom Tex is part of the Pakiza group of companies, one of the country’s largest sari and fabric makers catering largely to the domestic market.