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"You take your time and rescue me"

Nineteen year-old Reshma Begum is now recovering in the hospital in Bangladesh. She spent 17 days trapped in a lightless, tomb-like chamber, under a collapsed building. Her brother rushed to her side as soon as he heard the news. (SOUNDBITE) (Bengali) ZAHIDUL ISLAM, ELDER BROTHER OF RESHMA, SAYING: "Yesterday I was standing in front of a shop and watching TV, and it was showing that rescue workers had found a woman named Reshma alive and were trying to rescue her. I instantly rushed to the spot and saw the rescue workers carrying my sister from the debris and taking her to the hospital.I then called my younger sister to come to the hospital with her Reshma's picture. We then we went to the hospital with the picture and then I saw that is my sister. She saw me and said 'oh, my brother,' then I cried loudly and the army soldiers escorted me out of the hospital." Her rescue is being called a miracle. (SOUNDBITE) (Bengali) MAJOR GENERAL CHOWDHURY HASAN S

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