When the walls crumbled around her into mountains of broken concrete and twisted steel, Reshma Akter Begum fell and fell and fell.
Where one second she had been on the third floor, she now found herself in a basement prayer room that would prove her sanctuary and her salvation.
Over the next 16 days and seven hours in the often sweltering, pitch-black room, three other people she had worked with in the eight-story factory building died one by one.
Friday, May 10, 2013
An amazing miracle
After 16 Days, a Cry From the Ruins: 'Sir, Please Help Me!'