Local mayor suspended as Bangladesh disaster toll climbs to 430




 
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Local mayor suspended as Bangladesh disaster toll climbs to 430
 
May 2nd, 2013  
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Local mayor suspended as Bangladesh disaster toll climbs to 430
By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - The mayor of the Bangladesh municipality where a factory building collapsed killing more than 400 people was suspended from office on Thursday, a government minister said, as rescuers pressed on with the task of recovering bodies from the wreckage. The scale of the April 24 disaster has prompted a worldwide outcry at poor safety and pay in many factories making clothes for Western brands, with Pope Francis on Wednesday likening the conditions of workers who died to "slave labor". ...




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