Woman rescued after 17 days trapped in Bangladesh factory rubble
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 00:41
May 10 - A woman is rescued from a Bangladesh factory building, 17 days after it collapsed killing more than 1,000 people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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A woman was rescued on Friday after spending 17 days trapped under the rubble of a Bangladesh factory building that collapsed on April 24, killing more than 1,000 people, police and military officials said.
Bangladeshi television channels broadcast live footage of emergency service workers pulling the woman from the collapsed building, as onlookers burst into cheers.
The woman, identified by Bangladeshi media only as Reshma, was shown being carried on a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance as a rescue worker applied an oxygen mask to her face.
A Bangladesh army spokesman said the woman has been taken to a military hospital.
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