Cyclone Yaas kills one in Bhola
Published: 10:10 AM, 26 May 2021 Updated: 01:07 PM, 26 May 2021
A rickshaw puller named Md. Abu Taher was killed after being crushed by a tree due to the impact of Cyclone Yaas in Bhola, Barishal.
The accident took place at Kalama UP of the Lalmohan Upazila on Tuesday night.
According to locals, light and moderate winds started blowing in Lalmohan on Tuesday evening due to the impact of Cyclone Yaas. At around 10:30 pm, a rickshaw puller Abu Taher, hailing from the Kalama UP, went out of the house to go to the toilet. He was injured when a large branch of a tree next to the house fell on him.
Family members rescued him and took him to Lalmohan Upazila Health Complex where doctors sent him to Bhola Sadar Hospital for better treatment. Later that night, he was taken to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Lalmohan police station OC Maksudur Rahman Murad confirmed the matter.