Water tank wall collapse kills mother, son in Ashulia

Published: June 11, 2018 11:49:20 | Updated: June 11, 2018 12:58:33


A woman and her 10-year old son were killed and her brother suffered injuries when a wall of a water tank collapsed on them at Narsinghapur Banglabazar area of Ashulia on early Monday.

The deceased were identified as garment worker Selima Begum and her son Siyam Hossain, hailing from Kamaliapara area under Saghata thana in Gaibandha district.

Police and fire service sources said that the wall of the water tank collapsed on them around 5am, leaving Selima and her son dead on the spot and her brother Tutul injured.

The injured was taken to orthopaedic hospital, reports UNB.

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