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Construction worker dies falling off Banani building

  • Published at 07:09 pm February 21st, 2017
  • Last updated at 07:10 pm February 21st, 2017

A construction worker fell to his death from a multistorey building in the capital's Banani area on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased is Shaharul Islam, 30, son of Abdul Jabbar, from Olipur village under Gobindaganj upazila in Gaibandha. Shaharul's colleague Md Shahjahan said the deceased, while working, slipped and fell from the third floor of the building on Road 13/B in Banani. According to Shahjahan, Shaharul was first taken to a local hospital in Kalyanpur and later shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) around 4pm, where he was declared dead. Sources at DMCH police outpost, confirming the matter, said the body was kept in the morgue of the hospital for an autopsy. The concerned police station was informed about the incident, they said.