Updated: 05/10/2013 18:40 | By Agence France-Presse

Woman rescued alive from Bangladesh rubble

Bangladeshi rescuers Friday pulled a woman alive from the ruins of a garment factory complex which collapsed and killed more than 1,000 people on April 24, footage broadcast live on television showed.


Woman rescued alive from Bangladesh rubble

In this photograph taken on April 28, 2013, Bangladeshi Army use a crane to remove rubble from an eight-storey building that collapsed in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka. Bangladeshi rescuers Friday pulled a woman alive from the ruins of a garment factory complex which collapsed and killed more than 1,000 people on April 24, footage broadcast live on television showed.

The rescue came shortly after emergency officials announced that the woman, called Reshmi, had been located under the rubble of the nine-storey Rana Plaza complex after crying out for help, more than 16 days after the disaster.

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