SURVIVOR FOUND 17 DAYS AFTER SAVAR BUILDING COLLAPSE
Rescue workers say they have found a survivor amongst the rubble of the Rana Plaza building, 17 days after it collapsed in Savar, Bangladesh.
Marathon refinery is on #fire in #Detroit. Hazmat level 3. People may be evacuated. (via neavling on Instagram)
Local fire crews on-scene say there have been no reports of injuries and/or fatalities, as yet.
UPDATE: The fire at the crude oil refinery in Detroit, which forced the partial evacuation of a near-by town, has been extinguished, according to the refinery’s owner, Marathon Petroleum Corp.
No injuries or fatalities were reported from the blaze.
Garment factory collapse kills at least 194, injures 600+ in Bangladesh; numbers expected to rise
Workers in Bangladesh were so anxious about the cracks in their building that as many as 2,500 refused to enter on Tuesday, according to a labour rights group, per Los Angeles Times.
Activists say the building’s owner and several factory managers assured the workers that they had nothing to fear before persuading them back to work on Wednesday — barely an hour before the eight-storey building collapsed, crushing to death hundreds of people.
BOMBING SUSPECTS “ACTED ALONE”
Two U.S. officials and various other law enforcement sources say evidence suggests that Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were “motivated by religion,” “worked alone” and “learned how to make bombs via instructions found on the internet,” according to the Associated Press and ABC News.
PLOT TO DERAIL NY-TO-TORONTO TRAIN THWARTED IN CANADA (UPDATED)
Canadian law enforcement officials announced earlier today that they had arrested and charged two suspects in Montreal and Toronto, thwarting a “suspected al-Qaeda-supported plot” to derail a New York-to-Toronto passenger train.
The arrests come just two days after the capture of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, but Canadian officials stated that there were no connections between the two plots, according to CBC News.
BOSTON MANHUNT TIMELINE: HOW IT PLAYED OUT
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, has been taken into custody “alive and conscious” after authorities pinned him down in a boat in the backyard of a Watertown, Massachusetts, home. Here’s a timeline of how the dragnet for Dzhokar and his brother played out.
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