4 women die in Srimangal dune collapse...

4 women die in Srimangal dune collapse

 Maulvibazar Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:41 PM, 19 August 2022   Updated: 05:34 PM, 19 August 2022



At least four women tea workers were killed in the tea garden mound collapsed at Srimangal in Moulvibazar.

The incident took place on Friday (August 19) in Lakhaichra tea garden. The four women went to bring soil to coat the house on the occasion of upcoming Durga Puja.

The deceased are tea workers Hiramani Bhumij, Purnima Bhumij, Radha Mahali and Shakuntala Bhumij.

Pranesh Goala, Chairman of Kalighat Upazila said that the four women workers went to collect soil for coating the house in the morning. It collapsed while cutting soil from the mound. They were crushed and killed on the spot.

Shamim Ar Rashid Talkdar, Officer in-Charge (OC) of Srimangal police station said four tea workers died in the landslide. I am going to the scene. Details will be given later.