Friday, April 19, 2024

Death toll reaches 819

The death toll from the Rana Plaza collapse reached 819 on Wednesday as rescuers were still recovering bodies in the second phase of rescue operation that began on April 29 with heavy equipment. Seventy-five bodies were recovered between midnight past Tuesday and 9:00pm on Wednesday, according to the district administration control room.

Savar death toll rises to 610

Rescue teams on Sunday recovered 53 more bodies from the rubble of the Rana Plaza building which collapsed on April 24, taking the death toll in the Savar tragedy to 610. According to Army sources, 480 bodies have been identified so far and handed over to victims’ families while 26 have been kept in Adhorchandra ... Read more