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Deadly factory collapse in Bangladesh

Published April 25. 2013 4:00AM
A.M. Ahad/AP Photo
Rescue workers use a piece of cloth to bring down a survivor after an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed Wednesday in Savar, Bangladesh. By this morning, Bangladeshi news media reported that more than 120 bodies had been recovered from Rana Plaza, a building in an industrial suburb of Dhaka, the capital. Police officials put the death toll at 134 with more than 1,000 of 2,500 workers injured, many of them still trapped beneath the rubble.

Rescue workers use a piece of cloth to bring down a survivor after an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed Wednesday in Savar, Bangladesh. By this morning, Bangladeshi news media reported that more than 120 bodies had been recovered from Rana Plaza, a building in an industrial suburb of Dhaka, the capital. Police officials put the death toll at 134 with more than 1,000 of 2,500 workers injured, many of them still trapped beneath the rubble.

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