Mudslide kills 2 workers in Sirajganj

Publish on: 2019-02-17 9:55:24 PM
Amirul |

Sirajganj Correspondent: Two workers were killed and five others injured in a mudslide while working at the site of an under-construction building of a primary school in Sirajganj municipality area on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Belal Hossain, 60, son of late Harun Sheikh of Charkura village, and Jelkat, 70, of the same village of Kamarkhand upazila.

Deputy Director of Sirajganj Fire Service Abdul Hamid said a group of seven workers were digging soil for the foundation work of the extended building of Dhanbandhi Govt Primary School at Dhanbabandhi.

Suddenly, a chunk of mud fell on them around 3:30pm, leaving them injured.

They were taken to hospital where two of them succumbed to their injuries, Hamid said.

The bodies were sent to Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

risingbd/Sirajganj/Feb 17, 2019/Aditya Rasel/AI


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