17 May 2024, 18:08
Update : 17 May 2024, 18:46

3 construction workers die after falling off building in city

DHAKA, May 17, 2024 (BSS) – Three construction workers died after falling off a 10-storey under-construction building in city’s Sabujbagh area today.

The deceased were identified as Altafur Rahman, 40, Ontor, 25 and Mofizul Islam.

Standing on a scaffold, they were working at the under construction building beside Mayakanon Jamiatul Masjid in the area around 10am, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sabujbagh Police Station Praloy Kumar Saha.

Suddenly, they fell down breaking that makeshift shed, he said, adding that they were rushed to Mugda General Hospital with the help of the locals.

Altafur and Ontor succumbed to their injuries at the hospital while Mofizul, who was later transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), died at Intensive Care Unit (ICU) around 2.30 pm, reported BSS Dhaka Medicinal College Hospital correspondent.

The bodies will be handed over to the relatives after the autopsy.

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