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Construction worker killed, 7 injured in Kushtia medical college building collapse

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17th January, 2019 09:16:12 printer

Construction worker killed, 7 injured in Kushtia medical college building collapse

 A worker was killed and five others were injured as the ceiling of an under-construction building of Kushtia Medical College Hospital collapsed on Thursday afternoon. 

 

The deceased was identified as Bazlu Miah, 60.

 

Witnesses said a portion of the ceiling collapsed around 4pm when a group of workers was doing the casting work, killing Bazlu on the spot and injuring five other workers.

 

Group leader of Kushtia Fire Service Mostafa Ahmed said they recovered the body and rescued the injured. The injured workers were taken to Sadar Hospital.

 

Project director of Kushtia Medical College Hospital project Ashraful Haque said they will investigate whether there were any irregularities in the work.

 

No official of the contractor, Jahurul Construction, could be contacted for comments.

 

Deputy Commissioner Md Aslam Hossain said a three-member committee was formed to look into the incident.
 


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