Chinese worker dies of falling at Payra power plant

Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Published: 01:35, Dec 09,2019


A Chinese worker dies on Sunday after he fell off a building at the under-construction Payra Thermal Power Plant at Kalapara upazila in Patuakhali.

Authorities said Kin Guilin, a man in his forties, met with the accident while he was working on an under-construction building near the coal storage at about 10:30am.

Shah Moni Jiko, assistant manager of the Bangladesh-China Power Company Limited, said Kin Guilin was working on the roof of the building and he fell about 80-feet.

He was rushed to Patuakhali General Hospital from where he was taken to Barishal Sher-E-Bangla Medical College Hospital. But he died on the way, he added.

Asadur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Kalapara Police Station, said the body was sent to Patuakhali General Hospital morgue for autopsy. An unnatural death case was filed.

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