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Ten workers injured in Rooppur plant

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 10th July, 2019 11:26:25 AM
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Ten construction workers were injured as a part of a construction structure of bamboo and canvas fell on them during heavy rain at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant site at Pakshi in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna on Tuesday night.

The accident took place near unit-2 when the construction structure of bamboo and canvases fell on the workers.

The wounded are identified as Asif, 26, Amir hossain, 35, Rois Uddin, 32, Firoz Hossain, 22, Rakib Uddin, 44, Abu Bokkor, 28, Habibur Rahman, 46, Mehedi Hasan, 30, Alauddin, 33 and Ishak Ali, 35.

Bhauddin Faruki, officer-in-charge (OC) of Ishwardi Police station said it was raining cats and dogs when some part of the construction structure fell o the workers.

Among the wounded Firoz is in critical condition and had been sent to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH). The others injured workers are undergoing treatment at Ishwardi Upazila Health Complex, Faruki added.