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UPDATE: Bangladesh rescue crews confirm woman found alive in rubble


DHAKA, Bangladesh (WKOW) -- Rescue crews confirm a woman they found in the wreckage of the Bangladesh garment factory collapse is alive.

Crews stopped clearing the rubble Friday after finding a woman who appeared to wave at them. Once they got to her, they confirmed she was still alive.

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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Rescue workers in Bangladesh say they may have found a survivor buried amid the wreckage of a garment factory building that collapsed 17 days ago.

Workers at the site had been clearing the rubble since the collapse April 24. More than 2,500 people were rescued in the immediate aftermath of the

Army officials order workers to stop clearing the site Friday as they tried to free a person they said might still be alive. A soldier at the scene said rescuers found a woman in the debris and she waved her hand.

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