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Death toll rises following fatal accident at Mondelez Egypt
Three more workers have died as a result of injuries suffered following a boiler explosion and fire at the Mondelez Cadbury factory in Cairo on March 28, bringing the death toll to seven. Initially four workers were reported dead with some 60 injured, many with serious burns and in critical condition.
The IUF has communicated to our union members at Mondelez Alexandria our deep condolences and full solidarity and support for the dead and injured workers and their families and called for a full, transparent investigation and respect for trade union rights throughout Mondelez Egypt to ensure such needless tragedies can be avoided in the future.