Rice mill worker dies in workplace

24 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHUADANGA: A rice mill worker was killed and another was injured as sacks of rice fell on them at Piartala intersection in Jibonagar upazila on Thursday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Nizam Uddin, 40, son of Rabiul Islam of the upazila. Quoting witnesses, police said the incident took place around 4am at the ‘Satata Rice Mill’.

Sacks of rice fell on the workers while working, leaving Nizam and Nasir Uddin injured, said Saiful Islam, officer- in-charge of Jibannagar Police Station.

Later, they were taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Nizam dead.