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Bangladesh building collapse toll hits 250

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The death toll from Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster reached 250 on Thursday after rescue workers pulled out more bodies from the rubble of a factory compound.

"The death toll is now 250," Moshiuddowla Reza, a senior police officer of Dhaka district, told AFP from the disaster site, adding more bodies were being recovered and that most of those who died are female garments workers.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/bangladesh-building-collapse-toll-hits-250