News Desk : dhakamirror.com
Three people including an eight-year-old child died in separate incidents of mud walls collapsing during heavy rain in Sadar and Kaliakoir upazilas of Gazipur.
The deceased are Faridul Islam, 8, son of Matiur Rahmon of Konabari Baimile under Sadar upazila, and Imarat Hossain, 65, and his wife Achia Begum, 56, of Ratanpur Nolipara village in Kaliakoir.
Konabari Police Station’s Duty Officer Arif Hossain said Faridul sustained serious injury when a wall of his mud house collapsed due to heavy rain last night.
He was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital but died of his injuries.
The police station’s SI Saidul Islam said, “I visited the spot. Legal action will be taken after the child’s body was brought back from the hospital.”
In Kaliakoir, a couple died when the wall of their mud house collapsed at Ratanpur Nolipara village early today.
Iftekhar Hossain Raihan Chowdhury, the wire house inspector of Kaliakoir Fire Service and Civil Defence, confirmed the incident.
Baten Hossain, a member of ward-8 of Mouchak Iti, said the wall of their mud house collapsed and fell on Imarat and Achia when rain and strong winds lashed the area. Other members of the family found them dead around 8:00am today, said Baten Hossain. Locals later recovered the bodies.
Sharif Ahmed, one of the relatives of the deceased, said Imarat was a rice trader in Shafipur market in their locality.