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Construction worker dies after falling off building in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent | Published: 02:16, Jun 27,2019

 
 

A construction worker died after he fell off an under-construction multi-storey building at Notre Dame College in Dhaka on Wednesday afternoon.
Police said Guljar Hossain, who lived in Bhatara after migrating to the capital along with his family from Ishwardy in Pabna, died as a makeshift bamboo platform on the fifth floor of the building, where he was working, fell apart.
Motijheel police station’s sub inspector Rokon Uddin said police were informed about the incident at about 5:00pm.
Guljar was declared dead when he was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital at about 7:30pm, said Rokon.
He said that police had started investigation as the family of the victim filed a complaint with the police station.

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