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Two teachers die from suspected heat stroke amid ongoing heatwave

  • Teacher becomes unconscious in Chittagong
  • Another became sick in Jessore
Update : 28 Apr 2024, 04:35 PM

Two teachers died possibly from “heat stroke” in Chittagong and Jessore districts on Sunday morning when a severe heatwave was scorching the country.

In Chittagong, madasa teacher Maulana Md Mostak Ahmed Kutubi Alkaderi, 55, fell unconscious while going to his workplace from his home in the Mohra area of Chandgaon.

Kutubi Alkaderi, son of late Khalilur Rahman of Kutubdia Lemshikhali in Cox's Bazar district and father of two sons and one daughter, used to work at Khitapchar Azizia Mabudia Alim Madrasa in Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong.

Witnesses said when the madrasa teacher boarded the ferry at Kalurghat around 9am suddenly he collapsed.

Later, he was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where doctors declared him dead.

In Jessore, Ahsan Habib, an assistant teacher of Ahmedabad High School, died from apparent heat stroke on Sunday in sadar upazila.

AZM Parvez Masud, headmaster of the school, said Habib fell sick around 9am when he went to school after working in a field.

Later, he was taken to Jessore General Hospital, where a doctor declared him dead.

The body was kept at Jessore General Hospital morgue for autopsy, said Abdur Razzak, officer-in-charge of Jessore Kotwali police station.

The reason behind the death will be known after autopsy, he said.

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