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25-year-old dies of heatstroke in Ctg

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Published: 20:30, 22 April 2024

25-year-old dies of heatstroke in Ctg

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A 25-year-old man died of heatstroke after falling ill on a moving tempo in the scorching heat of Chattogram metropolis on Monday (22 April).

The incident happened in front of the Shyamoli bus counter in the port city on Monday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Md Shukkur Ali of Hajibari of Dalal Bazar area of Lakshmipur district. He was currently living in CDA Jalil Gate area of Fauzdarhat of Sitakunda upazila.

Pahartoli Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mohammad Kefayet Ullah confirmed the matter.

According to eyewitnesses, Shukkur was going somewhere from Pahartali or Alangkar intersection to City Gate, panting in the heat on the moving tempo. Later, when the tempo stopped, other passengers took him down and laid him down in front of a bus counter. He died within a few minutes.

The police later recovered his body and sent it to the morgue.

“The cause of death will be known after the autopsy report comes,” said the OC.