Rescue Closed But Not Over (30 images)

Slideshow
View: 50 | All
The deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry happened in Bangladesh on April 24th, 2013, with the collapse of a building housing several factories. Upon my arrival, I discovered an overwhelming scene; the entire factory building was demolished and lay in front of me as a wreckage heap. Hundreds of people had volunteered to try and rescue the remaining survivors, and they pulled bodies from the rubble. The death toll stood at more than 1,129 with many more missing.
...
more »