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Two Roopur nuke plant workers die during reactor construction

Another injured has been taken to Rajshahi for treatment

Update : 20 Sep 2021, 08:03 PM

Two workers of the under construction Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna’s Ishwardi died after falling off a reactor on Monday.

The deceased, Moni, 40 and Madhab Chandra Sarker, 44, were employed at Russian contractor firm Otret Roshem Limited, police say.

Meanwhile, another unidentified worker injured in the incident has been taken to Rajshahi for treatment.

According to sources, the three workers fell off while working at the construction site of a reactor.

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Moni and Madhav died before being brought to the health complex, said Ishwardi Upazila Health Complex doctor Shafiqul Islam Shamim.

Ishwardi Police OC Asaduzzaman Asad said that the bodies had been sent to the morgue for an autopsy. 

A case of unnatural death has been opened over the incident.

On September 15, police recovered the body of Russian staffer Alex Rossem, 42, who also worked for the contractor firm.

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