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Bangladesh Bank AD killed by falling brick in Dhaka

  • Returning home from work
  • Received severe head injuries
  • Police investigating the incident
Update : 11 Jan 2024, 05:07 PM

A female official of Bangladeshi Bank died after a brick chip from a building fell on her head in the Siddheshwari area in the capital on Wednesday night.

The deceased was identified as Dipanwita Biswas Dipu Sana, 37, wife of Arun Kumar Bishwas and an assistant director of Bangladesh Bank. Hailing from Satkhira district, she had a three-year-old daughter.

The incident took place near Fakhruddin restaurant in the area around 8:30pm.

Amena Khanom, sub-inspector of Ramna Model police station, confirmed the matter.

Dipanwita’s husband Arun Kumar said that the incident took place on her way home from her Bangladesh Bank’s Sadarghat office. She got off a bus in the Shantinagar area and went towards her Moghbazar residence on foot.

She suffered severe head injuries after brick chips fell from an unidentified building in the area, said the police official

Locals took her to Dr Sirajul Islam Medical College Hospital where doctors declared her dead, added the SI.

Police are investigating the incident, said the police official. 

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