Three children died as pile of soil collapsed over them while they were playing in front of their houses in Gaibandha.
The incident took place at Kishamat village of Belka union under Sundarganj upazila of Gaibandha.The deceased are identified as Abdul Ali (7), Abir Ali (5) and Rifat Mia (3) of the village. They are cousins.
Confirming the news, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sundarganj Police Station Bulbul Islam said, “Road repair work was going on in front of the house of the deceased children and soil was piled there for road repair. The tragic death of three children occurred at a time when they were playing there as piled soil collapsed over them.”