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News Summary: 87 killed as factory collapses

The Associated Press

TRAGEDY STRIKES: An eight-story building that housed garment factories near Bangladesh's capital collapsed Wednesday, killing at least 87 and trapping many more.

OMINOUS SIGNS: Workers said they had hesitated to go to into the building because it had developed such large cracks Tuesday that it even drew the attention of local news channels.

SAD HISTORY: The disaster came less than five months after a factory fire killed 112 people and underscored the unsafe conditions in Bangladesh's multibillion-dollar garment industry.