Three days after her miraculous rescue from the rubbles of the collapsed eight-storey building here, the 19-year-old Bangladeshi girl Monday declared that she "will never again work in a garment factory".
Bangladesh Army is planning to wrap up its 20 days of salvage campaign at the ruins of a garment factory building that collapsed last month, even as toll from the country`s worst ever industrial disaster rose to 1,127.
A seamstress who survived 17 days before being rescued from a collapsed garment factory building was panicked, dehydrated and suffering from insomnia as she recovered in a Bangladesh hospital, but was in generally good condition.
The death toll in Bangladesh`s worst industrial disaster approached the 800 mark as rescuers pulled out 48 more decomposed bodies on Wednesday from the debris of the ill-fated eight-storey building that collapsed last month.
The death toll in Bangladesh`s worst industrial disaster rose sharply to 715 as rescuers pulled out 36 more decomposed bodies on Tuesday from the debris of the ill-fated eight-storey building that collapsed last month.
Bangladeshi police are investigating possible murder charges against the owner of a shoddily built factory that collapsed nearly two weeks ago after the wife of a garment worker crushed in the accident filed a complaint.
Murder charges was today slapped on the owner of the ill-fated eight-storey building that collapsed killing over 600 people with hundreds still missing, making it the worst industrial disaster in Bangladesh`s history.
Bangladesh`s finance minister has downplayed the impact of last week`s factory-building collapse on his country`s garment industry, saying he didn`t think it was really serious hours after the 500th body was pulled from debris.
A US congresswoman today called on American companies to ensure the safety and working conditions of workers at their factories in Bangladesh, after a massive building collapse killed over 400 people in the country.