One dies in Sylhet stone quarry

Published: February 10, 2018 20:34:09 | Updated: February 11, 2018 21:03:53


A worker was killed in a Sylhet mudslide Saturday morning while he was extracting stones from a quarry in Bichhnakandi area of Gowainghat Upazila.

The deceased was identified as Ruhel Mia, 25, son of Jolal Mia of Chakua village in Nabiganj upazila of the district.

Gowainghat Police Station officer-in-charge Hillol Roy said Ruhel died on the spot as a chunk of mud fell upon him while extracting stones from a deep pit around 11:00am.

UNB quoted him as saying that the body was sent to MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital for autopsy.

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