DHAKA: Rescuers recovered the body of one person trapped in a nearly abandoned building collapsing in old parts of Dhaka Wednesday (July 17).
The body was recovered at 7:55pm, Fire Service and Civil Defence Duty officer Russel Shikder confirmed Banglanews.
The deceased couldn't be identified immediately.
At noon, roof of the hundred-year-old two-storey building in Patuatuli started to fall.
The risky building is located adjacent to a hospital at lane no.6.
Till filing this report, Fire Service and Civil Defence team are conducting search as several are said to be stayed inside.
BDST: 2118 HRS, JUL 17, 2019