May 17, 2013 | Barb Carr

Final Death Toll at Bangladesh Garment Factory Collapse is 1,127

1,127 workers were killed in what is reportedly the worst disaster in the history of the global apparel industry.

One survivor said she heard from colleagues that cracks had appeared in the building and was reluctant to enter but was told by management that there was no problem. The building owner had been accused of using shoddy building materials and building extra floors, and then filling them with heavy equipment:

Read more in the Los Angeles Times:

http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-bangladesh-building-collapse-search-for-bodies-20130513,0,3014839.story

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