Bangladesh factory collapse kills at least five workers, 100 feared trapped

The roof of a partly-built cement factory has collapsed in southern Bangladesh killing at least five workers, officials say.

The collapse of Rana Plaza, built on swampy ground outside the capital, Dhaka, ranked among the world’s worst industrial accidents and sparked a global outcry for improved safety in the world’s second-largest exporter of ready-made garments.

Bangladeshi survivors of the collapse of a partly-built cement factory

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