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Bangladeshi rescuers retrieve garment worker Reshma from the (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Bangladeshi rescuers retrieve garment worker Reshma from the rubble of a collapsed building seventeen days after the building collapsed. (May 10, 2013)

More than 1,000 killed in Bangladesh factory collapse

A seamstress buried in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building for 17 days was rescued, a miraculous moment set against a scene of unimaginable horror, where the death toll shot past 1,000.

Bangladeshi rescuers retrieve garment worker Reshma from the
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Bangladeshi rescuers retrieve garment worker Reshma from the rubble of a collapsed building seventeen days after the building collapsed. (May 10, 2013)

A sewing machine lies on the debris of
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A sewing machine lies on the debris of a collapsed garment factory in Bangladesh. (May 10, 2013)

A Bangladeshi worker stands at the site of
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A Bangladeshi worker stands at the site of a garment factory that collapsed in Bangladesh. (May 10, 2013)

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Bangladesh's workers and army personnel work to clean
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Bangladesh's workers and army personnel work to clean the debris and fallen ceiling of the garment factory building in Bangladesh. (May 10, 2013)

A piece of clothing inside the collapsed factory
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A piece of clothing inside the collapsed factory in Bangladesh. (May 10, 2013)

A man cries out for his missing wife
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A man cries out for his missing wife while comforting his young daughter. (April 27, 2013)

A man cries out for his missing wife
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A man cries out for his missing wife while carrying his daughter, also in tears. (April 27, 2013)

A man holds a picture of a missing
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A man holds a picture of a missing person at the site of the garment factory. (April 27, 2013)

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A soldier looks through a hole from a
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A soldier looks through a hole from a building next to the garment factory that collapsed. (April 27, 2013)

People make their way past the garment factory
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People make their way past the garment factory building. (April 27, 2013)

A woman cries out for her missing husband.
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A woman cries out for her missing husband. (April 27, 2013)

Two arrested owners of the garment factory that
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Two arrested owners of the garment factory that collapsed, are escorted to an appearance at the court in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (April 27, 2013)

A man is silhouetted against the sunrise as
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A man is silhouetted against the sunrise as he carries out search and rescue at the garment factory building that collapsed. (April 27, 2013)

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A man stands on garment labels from the
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A man stands on garment labels from the collapsed building. (April 27, 2013)

A Bangladeshi Muslim rescue worker prays on the
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A Bangladeshi Muslim rescue worker prays on the rubble. (April 27, 2013)

A Bangladeshi rescue worker directs others as they
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A Bangladeshi rescue worker directs others as they search for people in the rubble. (April 27, 2013)

A Bangladeshi man holds a picture of a
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A Bangladeshi man holds a picture of a relative missing while waiting in a makeshift morgue in a schoolyard in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. (April 27, 2013)

A shirt made in Bangladesh for the company
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A shirt made in Bangladesh for the company "United Colors of Benetton" lies in the rubble of the garment building. (April 27, 2013)

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Bangladeshi garment workers protest the collapse of the
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Bangladeshi garment workers protest the collapse of the eight-story building. (April 27, 2013)

Bangladeshi army personnel assist in rescue operations after
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Bangladeshi army personnel assist in rescue operations after an eight-story building collapsed in Savar. (April 24, 2013)

The building collapsed in the morning, which is
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The building collapsed in the morning, which is when the most people are working in the clothing factory. (April 24, 2013)

Bangladeshi relatives of garment worker Mohammed Abdullah cry
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Bangladeshi relatives of garment worker Mohammed Abdullah cry as they pass others looking for missing relatives while to going to collect his body at a makeshift morgue in a schoolyard near a building that collapsed Wednesday in Savar, Bangladesh. (April 27, 2013)

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