Bangladesh hit by cyclone, killing one

Bangladesh hit by cyclone, killing one

Bangladesh has been preparing for the worst as Cyclone Mahasen has been gradually approaching for days. One person was killed Thursday, as the cyclone, reduced to a status of Category 1, finally made landfall at Bangladesh’s southern Patuakhali coast. Winds reached 55 miles per hour, but the combination of Bangladesh’s preparedness and the lower-than-expected intensity […]

Bangladesh factory collapse death toll rises to 1034

Bangladesh factory collapse death toll rises to 1034

Ransa Plaza, the 11 –story garment factory building near Dhaka collapsed on April 24. Dhaka Officials are now saying that 1,034 bodies have been recovered from the remnants of the demolished building. Moreover, officials warn that presently, they are unaware of the exact number of people still trapped inside the scattered factory. The accident reported […]