AP PHOTOS: Survivors found in Bangladesh collapse

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By The Associated Press, Associated Press

Working round-the-clock, rescuers have pulled 29 survivors from the rubble of a Bangladesh garment factory that collapsed 4 days ago, killing 348 people.

From within the wreckage, "We are still getting response from survivors though they are becoming weaker slowly," said Brig. Gen. Ali Ahmed Khan, the head of the fire services.

"The building is very vulnerable. Any time the floors could collapse. We are performing an impossible task, but we are glad that we are able to rescue so many survivors," he said.

The disaster is the worst ever for the country's booming and powerful garment industry, surpassing a fire five months ago that killed 112 people and brought widespread pledges to improve worker-safety standards.

Here are some images from the recovery scene.

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