Savar building collapse death toll rises to 1126

The death toll rose to 1126 in Savar Rana Plaza collapse with the recovery of one more body from the rubble till 10:00am Sunday on the 19th day of the incident.Of them, a total of 824 bodies were identified and handed over to their families.
Confirming the death toll and body handover, Army control room said fire fighters, Red Crescent men led-by Army recovered one more decomposed body between 6:00am and 10:00am.
Meanwhile, some 16 bodies have been kept at Adharchandra School ground for hand over while 52 bodies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue.
On the other hand, a total of 234 bodies were buried through Anjuman-e-Mofidul Islam, a charitable organisation, as those were decomposed beyond recognition.
Besides, a total of 2,439 people were rescued alive from the debris.
Amongst them, a girl named Reshma was rescued alive from debris of Rana Plaza at 4:25pm Friday on 17th day of collapse.
She is now undergoing treatment at Savar Combined Military Hospital.
Rescue team is conducting the second phase of the rescue operation with heavy equipments continued for the 13th consecutive day to recover last body from the rubble in the collapsed nine-storied building.
On April 24, the nine-storied building—Rana Plaza collapsed in Savar bus stand area of Dhaka which housed five garment factories, a branch of bank and a market. banglanews24.com

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