Rana Plaza death toll hits 666

Thirty-two more bodies were pulled out of the ruins of Rana Plaza on Monday, taking the death from the disastrous building collapse to 666.Rescuers recovered the 32 bodies from the wreckage of the collapsed Rana Plaza from 12am to 7pm today (Monday), said officer-in-charge (Investigation) of Savar Police Station Aminur Rahman.
Of the recovered corpses, 530 were handed over to the families while 20 have been kept on the Savar Adhar Chandra Model High School ground and the rest at the morgues of Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Mitford Hospital and Jurain Graveyard, he said.
A total of 2,437 people were rescued live from the debris of the building.
Of them, nine succumbed to their injuries at different hospitals. The second phase of the rescue operation using heavy equipment continued for the seventh consecutive day on Monday.
Members of Army, Navy, Air Force, Fire Service and Red Crescent Society are taking part in the second phase rescue operation that began on April 30 by using heavy cranes, cameras and trained dog squads. A good number people were seen waiting in front of the collapsed building in search of their near and dear ones holding their photographs on Monday.
The eight-storey building caved in on April 24. UNB

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