Prayers have been said in Bangladesh for the victims of a garment factory building collapse.
Among the thousands in of mourners … military forces, who helped in the rescue operation.
One thousand one hundred and twenty seven people lost their lives when the Rana Plaza collapsed on April the 24. About seventeen hundred are injured.
Relatives of the missing also joined to pay their respects.
The crowds were gathered in the industrial suburb of Savar, about 20 miles north west of the capital Dhaka, near the site of the disaster.
It’s the country’s worst ever industrial accident.
The military rescue operation is now over, and the army has left the area. The site has been handed back to the District Commissioner.
Meanwhile nine people have been arrested in connection with the disaster, including the building’s owner.