Rescue From Bangladesh Garment Factory Rubble 17 Days After Collapse

Friday, May 10, 2013

17 days after the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh, a resourceful worker was found trapped but alive. She was pulled from the rubble in Dhaka earlier today to the cheers of workers who had for days been only moving wreckage and disposing of bodies of victims.

"Please save me" were the words that alerted rescuers she was there. More than 1,000 people are now known to have died in the disaster.

Mir Sabir is a reporter for the BBC's Bengali Service in Bangladesh.

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