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4 workers killed in mudslide at Jaflong stone quarry

  • Published at 08:56 pm January 2nd, 2018
4 workers killed in mudslide at Jaflong stone quarry
Four workers have been killed in a mudslide while they were extracting stones from a quarry at Jaflong in Goainghat upazila, Sylhet. One of the deceased has been identified as Nur Miah, 35, a resident of Koronchi village under Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet. Witnesses said the mudslide took place at a quarry owned by one Sattar in Nayagram area on the bank of a river around 4:30pm on Tuesday. At least 10 workers were extracting stones from the pit at that time. A police team rushed to the spot and recovered the four dead bodies from the mud, said Sylhet Additional Superintendent of Police (Special Branch) Mohammad Anis.