Savar Upazila

bul Maal Abdul Muhith, Bangladesh Finance Minister. (AP Photo)

Bangladesh official: Disaster not ‘really serious’

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s finance minister downplayed the impact of last week’s factory-building collapse on his country’s garment industry, saying Friday he didn’t think it was “really serious” hours after the 500th body was […]

05/03/2013

People and rescuers gather after an eight story building collapsed in Savar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

87 dead in Bangladesh garment factory collapse

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Rescuers using floodlights worked into the night Wednesday to attempt to free dozens of people believed trapped under an eight-story building housing garment factories that collapsed near Bangladesh’s capital.

04/24/2013

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