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Savar death toll reaches 1129

  • Published at 04:50 pm May 25th, 2013
Savar death toll reaches 1129

The death toll of collapsed Rana Plaza at Savar reaches 1129, as two workers, who were rescued alive, died at hospitals.

Mohammad Ashraful, 18, a worker of New Wave Fashion, died at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Saturday, while Anju Ara (18), an ICU patient at Square Hospital died on Friday night.

Ashraful, hailed from Gouripur Upazilla of Mymensingh, was rescued alive on the day of the collapse, and was admitted to a local hospital. He was later shifted to DMCH for better treatment on the same day.

Hospital sources said Ashraful had an operation Saturday, and died at the post-operative ward of the hospital.

Meanwhile, Square Hospital officials said Anju was admitted to the hospital on April 29.

“She was facing orthopedic problems and was under supervision of Dr Mesbah Uddin Ahmed,” said a hospital official.

Mohammad Zillur Rahman Chowdhury, assistant deputy commissioner of Dhaka DC office told the Dhaka Tribune, “We are informed about the deaths. As per the government order, Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Savar Thana Kamrul Hasan Molla has already given the compensation of Tk20,000 to the deceased’s relatives.”