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Death toll rises to 270 in factory collapse

The death toll from a building collapse in Bangladesh is rising with nearly 300 bodies pulled from the rubble so far. Friends and relatives of the hundreds of workers still unaccounted for hold pictures of their missing loved ones. More than 3000 people, mostly women, were inside the eight storey building when it collapsed earlier this week. SOUNDBITE (English) MAJOR GENERAL, HASAN WHO IS THE CHIEF OF THE RESCUE OPERATION SAYING "...the rescue operation continues, our priority is to rescue those who are alive first, and the second those who are dead, we'll look for them." The building housed several factories that make low-cost clothing for North American and European brand.. Anger over the country's poor working conditions has grown since the disaster. Hundreds of protesters wielding sticks and rocks clashed with police for a second day in the streets of Dhaka. Sixty percent of Bangladesh's garment exports go to Europe. The United States take

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