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Savar building collapse deaths reach 120

120 people have died and more than 600 others being injured in an eight-storey building collapse in Savar in the worst such disaster in Bangladesh’s history.

Rescuers say the death counts in the disaster may well rise further as scores are believed to have been trapped under the debris.

It is not clear how many people were inside the building when it grounded, but estimates suggest around 5,000 people, mostly women, were working in the four garment factories at the time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on April 25, 2013 in Historical, Human


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