Three killed in Rangamati landslide

Our Correspondent | Published: 18:26, Mar 16,2017


At least three people were killed and another seriously injured on Thursday afternoon as portion of hillock fell on an under-construction house College Gate Mantri Para in Rangamati town.

The dead are identified as house owner Samsul Alam, construction workers Lalu and Hanif.

The workers were constructing a house cutting hill and suddenly a large chunk soil fell upon them along with the ceiling of the under-construction house at 4:00pm, witnesses said.

The trio was killed on the spot and another worker Faruk was seriously injured.

The bodies were sent to Rangamati General Hospital for autopsy, said officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station Abdur Rashid.

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