Scores die in cement plant collapse

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Published: Thursday 12th March 2015 by The News Editor

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The roof of a five-storey cement factory being constructed in Bangladesh has collapsed, killing at least four people and trapping many others.

Fire official Mizanur Rahman said the accident occurred today at Mongla, in Bagerhat district, when about 150 workers were on duty.

At least 30 people were rescued from under the debris but up to 40 are feared trapped.

Mr Rahman said many of the survivors were injured and have been taken to hospital.

The area is about 85 miles south-west of the capital Dhaka.

Published: Thursday 12th March 2015 by The News Editor

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