Police: Bangladesh collapse deaths surpass 500

Associated Press
A worker is seen through a broken cement wall as he toils in the collapsed garment factory building in search for bodies on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of the collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 430 confirmed dead, police report another 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh's $20 billion-a-year garment industry that supplies global retailers. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh say the death toll from last week's building collapse has surpassed 500.

Police officials said that after pulling more bodies from the wreckage Friday, the number of confirmed deaths stood at 501.

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