Deadly Fire at Bangladesh Factory: VICE News Capsule, February 2

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: At least six Lebanese Shia pilgrims dead following Damascus bus bombing, fire kills at least 13 people at Bangladesh factory, Indian police hold self-defense workshops for girls, and oil spill threatens the rare marine species of the Galapagos Islands. SYRIA Nusra Front Targets Shia Pilgrims in Damascus Suicide bomb attack leaves at least six pilgrims dead in an area that hasn’t been engulfed in the country’s civil war. BANGLADESH Factory Fire Kills at Least 13 in Dhaka The government has tasked a committee with figuring out if the plastic-packaging factory had the appropriate operating license and fire safety equipment. INDIA Delhi Police Train Girls in Self-Defense With gender-based violence still rampant, workshops are held to empower women to fight back. ECUADOR Oil Spill Threatens Galapagos Islands Emergency personnel have worked for days to clean the contaminated waters and to unload 1,400 pounds of cargo from a ship that ran aground last week. Watch “Toxic Tanneries Poisoning Workers in Bangladesh” – Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network:

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