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Bangladesh garment factory toll rises

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The death toll rose to 413 in the collapse of a building in Bangladesh, as rescuers found more bodies in the rubble on Wednesday, the authorities said. 

More than 600 people were still unaccounted for eight days after the accident, and many bodies were feared trapped in the rubble.

Several hundred distraught relatives of missing garment workers were keeping vigil at the site in Savar, 25 kilometres north-west of Dhaka, where the eight-storey building collapsed April 24.

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