Worker dies falling off city bldg

Staff Correspondent

17 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A worker died after falling from a building under construction at Moghbazar in the capital on Tuesday.

The victim was identified as Maznu Mia, 20, a welding technician and son of Nur Mohammad of Jibannagar in Chuadanga.

The victim’s co-worker Biplob Hossain said Maznu was conducting welding works on a window grills from outside on the 11th floor of the building at around 12:30pm.

Suddenly, he fell down when he tried to shift from one hanging scaffold to another.

He was immediately rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors on duty declared him dead at about 2:00pm, said Biplob.

Inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost, said that the body was kept at the hospital morgue.