A fire has broken out in the wreckage of the garment factory that collapsed last week in Bangladesh, with smoke pouring from the piles of shattered concrete and some rescue efforts forced to stop.
In a miraculous rescue, a victim was pulled out from under the mangled pile of metal and concrete, 100 hours after the collapse of an eight-storey building in Bangladesh that has claimed nearly 400 lives.
More than 100 hours after a garment factory block collapsed, rescuers in Bangladesh tunnelled into the rubble on Sunday to find a woman whose feeble cries for help raised hopes of more miracles.
The fugitive owner of an illegally-constructed building that collapsed in Bangladesh in a deadly heap last week was captured today at a border crossing with India by members of a commando force.
Bangladesh rescuers on Sunday located nine people alive inside the rubble of a multi-story building that collapsed five days ago, as authorities announced they will now use heavy equipment to drill a central hole from the top to look for survivors and dead bodies.
Four people, including two factory owners, were arrested today in connection with a building collapse disaster in Bangladesh that killed at least 348, as rescuers raced against time to save people trapped under the mangled pile of metal and concrete.
Police in Bangladesh took five people into custody in connection with the collapse of a shoddily-constructed building this week, as rescue workers pulled 19 survivors out of the rubble today and vowed to continue as long as necessary to find others despite fading hopes.
Exhausted rescuers raced today to dig out dozens of people found alive in the rubble of a Bangladesh garment factory complex that caved in three days earlier as the death toll rose to 324.
Bangladeshi rescuers pulled dozens more people alive from a razed garment factory building Friday as the US pressed for a crackdown on deadly negligence of safety norms in the clothing industry.
The death toll in Bangladesh's worst factory disaster climbed past 300 today, as thousands of people still surrounded the site outside the capital in search of missing relatives.
Rescuers in Bangladesh on Thursday hunted for survivors in a collapsed building as the death toll rose to 152 and criticism mounted of foreign firms that source cheap clothes from the country.
Veteran politician and parliamentarian Abdul Hamid was on Wednesday sworn in as Bangladesh's 20th president.
Thousands of distraught relatives watched rescuers today battle to find their loved ones in the rubble of a collapsed Bangladeshi garment factory compound as the toll climbed past 200.
The speaker of Bangladesh's parliament Abdul Hamid was elected unopposed as President today, a potentially crucial role as the restive country heads for elections in 2014, officials said.
Unidentified miscreants today hurled three crude bombs apparently targeting a parked car being used by Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh during a visit to southwestern Khulna district, injuring three people including his driver.