The blaze broke out in the factory in Rupganj, near Dhaka, on Thursday afternoon and was still burning nearly 24 hours later. Many of the 30 injured leapt for their lives from upper floors in the complex. Image Credit:

Rupganj, Bangladesh: A fire in a Bangladesh food factory killed at least 52 people, police said Friday, as emergency services brought out bodies even as the building was still in flames.

The blaze broke out in the factory in Rupganj, near Dhaka, on Thursday afternoon and was still burning nearly 24 hours later. Many of the 30 injured leapt for their lives from upper floors in the complex.