Bangladesh Factory Collapse Death Toll Hits 1,034

Death toll from factory collapse in Bangladesh passes 1,000 as recovery operation continues

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  • Death toll rises to 116 across India and Bangladesh amid flooding in south Asia
    More than 110 people have died in India and Bangladesh as the countries continue to be hammered by lightning strikes, landslides and floods. Excessive monsoon rain in the region has also left ...
    06/22/2022 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • Bangladesh, India race to help millions stranded in deadly flooding
    Authorities in Bangladesh intensified efforts on Wednesday to deliver food and drinking water to millions of people struggling after heavy rain unleashed catastrophic flooding across a quarter of the ...
    06/21/2022 - 10:24 pm | View Link
  • Death toll crosses 100 as floods worsen in Bangladesh, India
    "Many of them have lost their houses made of tin and bamboo." The death toll in the Indian northeastern state of Assam increased to 82, with 11 more deaths on Tuesday. Meanwhile, in Bangladesh ...
    06/21/2022 - 5:31 pm | View Link
  • Death toll in Bangladesh, India floods rises to 42
    DHAKA/ASSAM, India (Reuters) -- At least 25 people were killed by lightning or landslides over the weekend in Bangladesh while millions were left marooned or homeless in low-lying northeastern ...
    06/19/2022 - 12:08 pm | View Link
  • Death toll from devastating Bangladesh fire rises to 49
    At least 49 people died and more than 300 others were injured as a devastating fire in Bangladesh's southern port city of Chattogram has continued to burn for nearly 24 hours, an official said on ...
    06/6/2022 - 9:09 am | View Link
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  • Dhaka garment factory collapse
    The 2013 Dhaka garment factory collapse (also referred to as the 2013 Savar building collapse or the Collapse of Rana Plaza) was a structural failure that occurred on 24 April 2013 in the Savar Upazila of Dhaka District, Bangladesh, where an eight-story commercial building called Rana Plaza collapsed.The search for the dead ended on 13 May 2013 with a death toll of 1,134.
    06/19/2022 - 9:28 pm | View Website
  • Container depot fire spotlights Bangladesh industrial safety
    Bangladeshi media blamed the high death toll on poor industrial safety standards. “The fire … is the latest in an ever-growing list of tragedies that put Bangladesh’s appalling industrial safety record once again under the spotlight,” the Daily Star newspaper said in an editorial Monday.
    06/19/2022 - 5:36 am | View Website
  • Progressive collapse
    The factory was in full production at the time and all fire exits were locked. The collapse killed 188 people and injured more than 500 others. ... Bangladesh suffered a collapse to the majority of the structure. The building had been originally designed to accommodate shops and offices with light foot traffic, but it had been converted into a ...
    06/15/2022 - 10:15 pm | View Website
  • Nine First Responders Among 49 Killed in Bangladesh Explosion
    Chief medical officer of Chattogram district Elious Chowdhury put the death toll to 49 by the afternoon. More than 200 people were wounded, most suffering from burns, he added.
    06/6/2022 - 8:21 am | View Website
  • Bangladesh's latest depot fire raises concern over safety | WBAL ...
    The death toll remained 49 on Monday, according to Ekattor TV station. But the area’s civil surgeon said the number could still rise as the fire raged for a second night.
    06/6/2022 - 12:58 am | View Website
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