• The cause of the fire at the Aswad garment factory in Gazipur outside Dhaka was not immediately known, but the government was investigating.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 09, 2013, 8:18 AM EDT
  • Rescuers carry a survivor pulled out from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Saver, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, May 10, 2013.

    Workers freed a woman buried for 17 days inside a prayer room in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building. The amazing rescue took place Friday as the death toll raced past 1,000.

    LAST UPDATE : May 10, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT