chittagong - At least ten women were killed in a charity campaign in Bangladesh. The owner of a steel factory distributed clothing, resulting in chaos.
The police say that thousands of people went to the businessman's home. 'There were 10,000 to 12,000 people, mostly women,' said a police officer in the Chittagong district against Reuters news agency. There were victims when people jostled each other to get the stuff. About fifty people were injured. They have been treated at a nearby hospital.
It is common for devout Muslims to give alms to Ramadan, which begins this week.