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2 workers killed in B’baria mudslide

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Published: 16:23, 11 July 2024

2 workers killed in B’baria mudslide

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Two workers were killed when a chunk of mud collapsed on them while excavating a pond with dredger at Bishutara village in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Thursday (11 July). The deceased were identified as Delwar, 25, son of Abdur Razzak and Mansur Ali, 27, son of Asad Ali of Mymensingh district.

Emranul Islam, officer-in-charge of local Fire Service, said three workers were involved in excavating a pond with a dredger on Wednesday night.

At one stage, a chunk of mud from the dredger collapsed on them around 11:30 pm.

A worker managed to come out from the heap of mud but two others died.

Later, divers from local fire service recovered the bodies of the two workers and sent those to the sadar hospital morgue.

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