Three killed in Dhaka building collapse

Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) At least three people were killed after an eight-storeyed building on the outskirts of capital Dhaka collapsed Wednesday.

“Three bodies have so far been recovered,” Nilufar Yasmin, a fire service official, told Xinhua.

She said the building collapsed around 9 a.m. It housed a readymade garments factory, a bank’s branch and shops.

Army personnel were called in to help in the rescue effort.

Residents clawed through piles of rubble to hunt for survivors.

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