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2 workers killed at Rampal power plant in Bagerhat

  • Published at 02:33 pm March 3rd, 2019
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File photo of Rampal power plant in Bagerhat Dhaka Tribune

The power plant authorities will provide compensations to the victims’ families, police said

Two construction workers have been killed and another has been injured after being crushed under a heavy container at Rampal thermal power plant in Bagerhat.

The incident occurred around 5pm Saturday.

The deceased were identified as Md Nayeb Ali, 46, and Md Firoz, 49. Both of them hailed from separate villages of Bheramara upazila in Kushtia. 

The condition of the injured worker, identified as Md Sohanur, 25, is critical. 

Confirming the matter Sunday noon, Rampal police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Lutfur Rahman said: “The accident took place as a weighty container in the power plant collapsed and fell on the workers leaving two of them dead on the spot and another injured.”

The injured worker has been admitted to Khulna Medical College and Hospital. The power plant authorities will provide compensations to the victims’ families, the OC added.