Shafiq Alam
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/ 12 April 2005

Hunt continues for survivors in collapsed factory

Rescue workers trying to reach 90 people trapped under the rubble of a collapsed factory in Bangladesh warned on Tuesday that time is running out to find survivors, as the death toll reached 25. Firefighters, police and army engineers desperately searched for anyone still alive after the nine-storey building fell early on Monday.

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/ 11 April 2005

Up to 200 trapped in collapsed factory

Up to 200 workers are believed trapped in the rubble of an eight-storey factory that collapsed in Bangladesh on Monday. Fifteen people have been confirmed killed, officials said. The concrete building, packed with night-shift workers, caved in soon after midnight when a boiler exploded, said a police spokesperson.