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UK brands linked to factory fire

The deputy manager of the factory where nine garment workers were killed last night has told ITV News that six British high street brands used Aswad Composite Mills. They are: Next, Primark, George, Gap, H&M, and Morrisons.

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Walmart 'working to understand facts' of factory blaze

A spokesman for Walmart, which owns Asda, has given the following statement regarding the fire at a garment factory in Bangladesh:

Our thoughts are with the victims and their families involved on the tragedy at Aswad Composite Mills. We are working to understand the facts and will take appropriate action based on our findings.

– walmart spokesperson

A deputy manager for Aswad Composite Mills told ITV News that George - a brand name used by Asda in the UK - was among the brands who used the factory.

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