7 garment workers hurt in road accident

Staff Correspondent

6 August, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: At least seven garment workers were injured in a road accident at Boalkhali upazila in the district on Wednesday morning.

The injured were identified as Md Shafiq, 26, Md Kaiyum, 24, Nahid Farzana, 27, Naznin Akter, 20, Rukon Barua, 21, Runa Akter, 20, and Poly Akter.

Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Alauddin Talukder of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) police outpost said a bus carrying the workers of a garment factory fell into a roadside ditch in front of Regent Textile Mills under the upazila at around 8.30am after its driver lost control over the steering.

The accident left the seven workers injured. They were rushed to the CMCH and undergoing treatment there, he said.