Shiuli Begum, 38, was killed when a brick fell from a building under construction in the capital’s Sayedabad. The accident took place at Fakirgali in Jatrabari on Wednesday afternoon.
Shahnaz Begum, sister of the deceased, said, “My sister works in an NGO. At noon the money of the association went to the collection. Later, on his way to Fakirgali, a brick fell on his head from the third floor of a six-storey building under construction and he was seriously injured.
He was later rescued and brought to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College (DMC) Hospital at 1.15pm. The on-duty doctor declared him dead.
The body has been kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy, said Bachchu Mia, an inspector at the DMCH police camp.
Three people, including a couple, were killed in a head-on collision between a CNG-powered autorickshaw and a truck in Rajshahi. The accident took place on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway in Muraripur area of Paba upazila around 2.30pm on Wednesday. Another CNG autorickshaw driver was killed.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Sattar, 55, a resident of Ghasialpara village under Gomstapur upazila of Chapainawabganj, his wife Ferdousi Begum, 48, and CNG autorickshaw driver Ansar Ali, 45. His home is in Bagdas village of Gomstapur upazila. Father’s name is Isaac Bihari.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Rajshahi’s Damkura Police Station Mahbub Hossain said Abdus Sattar was on his way to Rajshahi Medical College (RAMEC) Hospital from Gomstapur with his ailing wife. On the way, another young man named Raihan Shuvo (28) got into the autorickshaw from Godagari in Rajshahi. The CNG autorickshaw collided with a truck heading to Chapainabganj after it reached Muraripur area of Paba upazila.
Ferdousi Begum and CNG driver Ansar Ali were killed on the spot. The locals rescued the injured Sattar and Shuvo and sent them to Ramek Hospital. Sattar died shortly afterwards while undergoing treatment there. The physical condition of the injured person is also not good.
The OC added that the driver-helper of the truck fled after the accident. The truck was seized. The twisted CNG autorickshaw was also recovered. After the autopsy at Ramek’s morgue, the victims will be handed over to their relatives. The OC also said that a case will be filed with the police station.
The mobile network may be disrupted today, Wednesday night. It is learned that the mobile network may be disrupted for eight hours from 11 pm tonight to 8 am on Thursday. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission said in a statement.
The Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has warned that the mobile network could be disrupted for eight hours on Wednesday night due to the new arrangement of 2100 MHz wave in the second phase. Zakir Hossain, deputy director of the media wing of the organization, confirmed the matter to the media.