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Survivors, relatives mark second anniversary of garment factory disaster in Bangladesh

  • Bangladeshi family members of victims of Rana Plaza building collapse, offer floral garlands to a monument erected in memory of the victims as they gather at the spot of the accident on its second anniversary in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 24, 2015. Bangladesh suffered its worst industrial disaster when Rana Plaza, an illegally built, multistoried building located outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, collapsed in 2013 killing 1,127 people and injuring about 2,500. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

    Bangladeshi family members of victims of Rana Plaza building collapse, offer floral garlands to a monument erected in memory of the victims as they gather at the spot of the accident on its second anniversary in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 24, 2015. Bangladesh suffered its worst industrial disaster when Rana Plaza, an illegally built, multistoried building located outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, collapsed in 2013 killing 1,127 people and injuring about 2,500. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)  (The Associated Press)

  • Bangladeshi relative of a victim cries in front of a monument erected in memory of the victims of Rana Plaza building collapse as they gather at the spot on its second anniversary in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 24, 2015. Bangladesh suffered its worst industrial disaster when Rana Plaza, an illegally built, multistoried building located outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, collapsed in 2013 killing 1,127 people and injuring about 2,500. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

    Bangladeshi relative of a victim cries in front of a monument erected in memory of the victims of Rana Plaza building collapse as they gather at the spot on its second anniversary in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 24, 2015. Bangladesh suffered its worst industrial disaster when Rana Plaza, an illegally built, multistoried building located outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, collapsed in 2013 killing 1,127 people and injuring about 2,500. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)  (The Associated Press)

  • A Bangladeshi relative of a victim of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse, mourns at the site of the accident in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 24, 2015. Bangladesh suffered its worst industrial disaster when Rana Plaza, an illegally built, multistoried building located outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, collapsed in 2013 killing 1,127 people and injuring about 2,500. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

    A Bangladeshi relative of a victim of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse, mourns at the site of the accident in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 24, 2015. Bangladesh suffered its worst industrial disaster when Rana Plaza, an illegally built, multistoried building located outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital, collapsed in 2013 killing 1,127 people and injuring about 2,500. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)  (The Associated Press)

Survivors and relatives of victims of a garment factory collapse in Bangladesh are marching to mark the second anniversary of the disaster which killed more than 1,100 people.

Rana Plaza, an illegally constructed building outside Bangladesh's capital, housed five garment factories when it collapsed in 2013. The accident was Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster.

Activists joined Friday's march as relatives laid flowers at a memorial at the accident site.

Bangladesh has been under pressure to improve conditions in its garment industry since the disaster. The country has 5,000 garment factories and 4 million garment workers. It earns more than $20 billion a year from exports of garment products, mainly to the United States and Europe.