Another tragic news story. In Dhaka, Bangladesh, part of an 8-story building collapsed. CNN reported, "By early Friday, the death toll had reached 254, a police official told Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, the national news agency. Hundreds more were feared still trapped inside the pile of rubble, over which the stench of death hovered."
Amazingly survivors have been found in the rubble. According to the Associated Press, "An army official says crews have located 40 survivors — and rescued 12 of them."
Update: According to Reuters there are now more than 300 people dead.
- Pray for all remaining survivors in the rubble to be rescued.
- Pray for healing for the injured.
- Pray for God to comfort family, friends and coworkers of the deceased.
- Pray for the garment factory workers that lost their jobs to find new employment.
- Pray for God to be glorified in the suffering and for the Holy Spirit to do a mighy work in the city of Dhaka.
- Pray for Christians in the city to effective share the love of Christ with their neighbors.