An eight-storey building housing several garment factories collapsed near Bangladesh's capital Wednesday morning, killing at least 87 people and trapping many more in a jumbled mess of shattered concrete and bricks, officials said.
People and rescuers gather after an eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed in Savar, Bangladesh, on Wednesday. (AP photo)
The collapse stirred memories of a fatal fire at a garment factory in November that killed 112 people and raised an outcry about safety in the country's US$20 billion-a-year textile industry, which produces clothing for global fashion brands worn around the world.
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