Alexa 4 workers drowned as bulkhead capsizes in Buriganga

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4 workers drowned as bulkhead capsizes in Buriganga

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:12 PM, 3 January 2020   Updated: 03:26 PM, 3 January 2020

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Four workers were drowned as two people were rescued alive when a bulkhead sank at Buriganga River in Narayanganj on Friday morning.

The incident took place at the Dharmaganj Khayaghat area of Fatullah in Sadar upazila of Buriganga River.

The deceased are Mohibullah of Barishal, Lutfar Rahman of Jhalokati, Mostafa and Babu of Pirojpur district. 

Mohammad Kajal Mia, senior station officer of BSCIC Industrial Area Fire Service of Fatullah, said that a bulkhead was cleaned while it anchoring on the Buriganga River in the Dharmaganj Khayaghat area of Fatullah on Thursday night. 

During this, the bulkhead started to capsize as there might be holes in some places. Later, the bulkhead drowned and Four of the six people inside it died while two men including its’ master were rescued alive, he added.

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