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Bangladesh Factory Collapse - 24 Apr 2014 - Sort by:
Bangladesh Factory Collapse - 24 Apr 2014
Images of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Savar, Bangladesh, the deadliest garment-factory accident in history, which took place on 24 April, 2013. The disaster, believed to have been triggered when generators were started up during a blackout, has raised questions about the use by Western retailers of the impoverished South Asian nation as a source of cheap goods.

The owners and builders of the eight-storey complex were accused of using shoddy building materials, including substandard rods, bricks and cement, and of not obtaining the necessary clearances.

Bangladesh's garment industry...
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Dhaka, Bangladesh
Nasima mourns on the grave of her daughter Akhi after her body was identified at a mass grave yard, where all the unidentified victims of Rana Plaza were buried, in Dhaka November 7, 2013. The National Forensic DNA Profiling Laboratory announced on Monday that the identities of 157 people, out of 322 unidentified victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse, have been ascertained through DNA tests, local media reported. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: DISASTER SOCIETY)
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28 Apr. 2013
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30 Apr. 2013
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4 May. 2013
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6 Jun. 2013
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1 May. 2013
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1 May. 2013
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22 Sep. 2013
Jewel Sheikh, a garment worker rescued from the rubble... more
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24 Nov. 2013
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29 Apr. 2013
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4 May. 2013
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24 Apr. 2013
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24 Apr. 2013
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24 Apr. 2013
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30 Apr. 2013
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26 Apr. 2013
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25 Apr. 2013
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4 May. 2013
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28 Apr. 2013
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27 Apr. 2013
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3 May. 2013
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24 Apr. 2013
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30 Apr. 2013
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28 Apr. 2013
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24 Apr. 2013
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24 Apr. 2013
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26 Apr. 2013
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28 Apr. 2013
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26 Apr. 2013
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