Updated: 25 April 2013 14:30 | By MSN News
Bangladesh Dhaka building collapse: pictures

Dozens killed and hundreds injured as rescue operation continues



Crowds gather at the collapsed Rana Plaza building (© Reuters/Andrew Biraj)
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  • Crowds gather at the collapsed Rana Plaza building (© Reuters/Andrew Biraj)
  • A man is rescued from the ruins of the collapsed building (© AP Photo, A.M. Ahad)
  • Rescue workers use clothes to help bring down survivors (© AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
  • Rescue workers and people look for survivors in the rubble (© AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
  • The search goes on for survivors in the wreckage of the building (© AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
  • A relative holds a picture of a missing worker, who was in the Rana Plaza when it collapsed (© REUTERS/Andrew Biraj)
  • Rescuers help an injured woman from the rubble (© AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
  • Crowds gather at the scene of the disaster (© AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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Dozens of people have been killed and many more are feared trapped after an eight-storey building collapsed on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. Work is continuing to rescue those beneath the debris. At least 200 people are believed to have been injured by the collapse. The building contained a clothing factory, a bank and several other shops. It collapsed during the morning rush hour.

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