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  • Bangladesh Building Collapse Death Toll Reaches 761
    DHAKA, Bangladesh: The death toll from a collapsed building housing five garment factories rose to 761 on Wednesday as authorities started disbursing salary and other benefits to the survivors in the country's deadliest industrial disaster. According to a ...
    02/28/2018 - 3:10 am | View Link
  • Toll in Bangladesh building collapse passes 300
    SAVAR, Bangladesh — More than two days after their factory collapsed on them, at least some garment workers were still alive in the corpse-littered debris Friday, pinned beneath tons of mangled metal and concrete. Rescue crews struggled to save them ...
    01/18/2018 - 2:31 am | View Link
  • Bangladesh factory fire kills 23, injures dozens more
    in the country's worst industrial accident since the Rana Plaza building collapse of 2013 in which over 1,100 people died. Emergency officials feared the death toll could climb after a fire broke out in the Tongi industrial zone about 20 km (12 miles ...
    09/9/2016 - 5:45 pm | View Link
  • Bangladesh garment disaster death toll reaches 705
    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hundreds of garment factory workers who survived a building collapse in Bangladesh protested for compensation, as the death toll from the country’s worst-ever industrial disaster passed 700. The police control room overseeing ...
    12/17/2013 - 3:02 pm | View Link
  • Bangladesh building collapse toll tops 1,000
    The death toll in Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster has soared past 1,000 after more bodies were found in the rubble of a collapsed building outside the capital, Dhaka. The "death toll now stands at 1,006" as the recovery operation entered its 17th ...
    05/9/2013 - 7:31 pm | View Link
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  • 2013 Savar building collapse
    The 2013 Savar building collapse or Rana Plaza collapse was a structural failure that occurred on 24 April 2013 in the Savar Upazila of Dhaka District, Bangladesh, where a five-story commercial building named Rana Plaza collapsed.The search for the dead ended on 13 May 2013 with a death toll of 1,134. Approximately 2,500 injured people were rescued from the building alive.
    03/17/2018 - 8:32 am | View Website
  • Outrage Builds After Collapse in Bangladesh
    DHAKA, Bangladesh — As rescuers struggled on Thursday to reach survivors in one of the worst manufacturing disasters in history, pointed questions were being raised about why a Bangladesh factory building was not padlocked after terrified workers notified the police, government officials and a ...
    10/23/2017 - 2:01 pm | View Website
  • Scores Dead in Bangladesh Building Collapse
    DHAKA, Bangladesh — A building housing several factories making clothing for European and American consumers collapsed into a deadly heap on Wednesday, only five months after a horrific fire at a similar facility prompted leading multinational brands to pledge to work to improve safety in the ...
    08/9/2014 - 4:50 am | View Website
  • Bangladesh factory collapse toll passes 1,000
    The death toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial accident has passed 1,000 as recovery teams continue to find more bodies in the wreckage. The eight-storey Rana Plaza factory building near Dhaka collapsed on 24 April with an unknown number inside. The authorities say about 2,500 people were injured ...
    05/9/2013 - 10:56 pm | View Website
  • A Final Embrace: The Most Haunting Photograph from ...
    April 25, 2013. Two victims amid the rubble of a garment factory building collapse in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Taslima Akhter
    05/7/2013 - 7:52 pm | View Website
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