Official: 70 Dead in Bangladesh Building Collapse

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Bangladesh

MGN Online/Bangladesh Flag

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh's health minister says 70 people have been confirmed dead in the collapse of a building housing several garment factories near the capital.

Health Minister A.F.M. Ruhal Haque said that by Wednesday afternoon 70 bodies had been removed from the eight-story building. Rescuers said they had saved 600 other people from the rubble, but feared more remained inside.


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