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Bangladesh factory survivors turn to theatre

Survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse last year say theatre is helping them to deal with the trauma.

    Survivors of the 2013 factory collapse in Bangladesh are turning to theatre to deal with the trauma of the tragedy.

    More than 1100 people died when then Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed outside the country's capital Dhaka.

    Many survivors say that they are scarred by the memories of what happened and suffer nightmares, as they try to live with the memory of what happened. They say theatre has helped them think positively.

    Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Savar in Bangladesh.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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