Survivor rescued from rubble after trapped for 17 days

May, 10 2013 Share


Incredible news from the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh today

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Our field staff reported this morning Eastern Time that, Reshma, a woman being trapped for 17 days underneath the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plana, was found and rescued alive.

Death toll has reached 1040 as of Friday morning.


More background:

Julfikar Ali Manik and Jim Yardley, "Woman Saved 16 Days After Collapse in Bangladesh," Now York Times, 10 May 2013.




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