Dozens rescued, hundreds missing, as Bangladesh toll tops 270




 
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Dozens rescued, hundreds missing, as Bangladesh toll tops 270
 
April 26th, 2013  
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Dozens rescued, hundreds missing, as Bangladesh toll tops 270
By Serajul Quadir and Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - The search for survivors from Bangladesh's worst industrial accident stretched into a third day on Friday, with the death toll rising to 273 after the collapse of a building housing factories that made low-cost garments for Western brands. Almost miraculously, 41 people trapped inside the rubble of the eight-storey building were rescued alive late on Thursday, government minister Jahangir Kabir Nanak said, about 40 hours after the disaster on the outskirts of Dhaka. ...




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