By  on May 23, 2013

The Bangladesh government report on the causes of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Savar had no surprises, saying the disaster stemmed from irregularities in building codes.

Rescue workers have been saying all along that the construction materials used in the eight-story building that collapsed on April 24, taking 1,127 lives, were poor. Administration officials had already observed that Rana Plaza violated laws, being built on swampy ground.

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