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Miracle survivor in Bangladesh

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DHAKA - A woman was pulled alive on Friday from the ruins of a garment factory complex in Bangladesh more than 16 days after it collapsed and killed over 1,000 people, live television footage showed. 

Garment worker Reshma gestures as she is rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza in Savar on Friday. (AFP Photo)

The miraculous rescue came shortly after emergency officials announced that the woman called Reshmi had been located under the rubble of the nine-storey Rana Plaza complex after crying out for help.

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