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Dhaka attack casts shadow over garment industry

Industry players fear foreigners would be turned away from this trade-dependent, poverty-stricken nation

New Delhi

THE horrific slaughter of diners at a Dhaka cafe has fanned fears that surging Islamist violence may imperil the giant garment industry in Bangladesh, which has built its economy on cheaply supplying fashion to the world's big-name brands.

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