Rana Plaza death toll jumps to 1055

38 more bodies pulled out

News - Rana Plaza death toll jumps to 1055
The death toll from the disastrous Rana Plaza collapse climbed to 1055 with the recovery of 38 more bodies till Friday night.
The 38 bodies were pulled out of the ruins from 8pm on Thursday till 9pm on Friday, said General Commanding Officer of the 9th Infantry Division Major General Chowdhury Hasan Sarwardi.
Of the retrieved bodies, 742 were handed over to the families and kept at the morgues of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and Mitford Medical College Hospital.
A total of 2,438 people have been rescued alive so far from the rubble of the Rana Plaza that came down crashing on April 24.
Of them, nine succumbed to their injuries at different hospitals.
Reshma, the young garment worker, was pulled out alive today after 391 hours into the disastrous Rana Plaza collapse.
Reshma who hails from Ghoraghat upazila of Dinajpur district was a worker of New Wave Bottoms Ltd.
Rescuers pulled her out alive from the rubble of the collapsed building around 4:26pm today. Later, she was taken to the Combined Military Hospital, Savar.
Source: UNB Connect


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