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German court dismisses lawsuit against KiK over liability for fire at factory in Pakistan in 2012

On 10 January 2019, the Dortmund regional court dismissed a complaint brought by four Pakistani plaintiffs against KiK, a textile company, accused of joint liability over a fire that broke out at one of its suppliers in Karachi in 2012 and killed 250 people. The German court ruled that the statute of limitations had expired.

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