Halima Akhtar
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Bangladesh factory collapse: 'It was worse than a grave'

A 14-year-old girl who survived the deadly collapse of a factory building near Dhaka has described her ordeal.

Halima Akhtar worked as a sewing operator at New Wave Fashions on the sixth floor of Rana plaza. Her sister Hamida, who worked with her, is still missing - presumed dead.

At least 427 are now known to have die in the incident and 2,500 injured. More than 140 workers are still unaccounted for.

  • 02 May 2013
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