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3 construction workers fall to death in Dhaka

  • Published at 03:44 pm September 11th, 2020
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All three of them died on the spot

Three construction workers have fallen to their death in Dhaka, two of them in Bashundhara Residential Area and one in Malibagh.

The two construction workers in Bashundhara Residential Area died after falling from the 9th floor of an under-construction building.

The deceased were cousins Asadul Islam, 24, and Khairul Islam, 26, they were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) in a critical condition where duty doctors declared them dead around 11am on Friday.

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Another worker died after falling from the first floor of a building in Malibagh of the capital.

The accident took place at 4:30 pm on Friday and the victim was identified as Nazrul (40) of Parghat village under Nandigram police station in Bogra district.

Omar Farooq, a co-worker of the deceased said: “We were working to demolish an old five-storey building in the middle of Malibagh and Mouchak.

“After dismantling some parts on the second floor, we were sitting in a corner and taking rest. As soon as Nazrul got up from his seat, his head started spinning and he fell from the building.”

He was rushed to the emergency unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital at 5pm and was pronounced dead by the duty doctor.

The body has been kept in the morgue of the hospital for autopsy, said DMCH police outpost In-Charge Inspector Bachchu Mia.

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