A construction worker died after falling from the 7th floor of a 10-storey under-construction building in the capital's Demra area, police said on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Md. Mahfuzur Rahman Masum ,30, son of late Nuruzzaman of Purcha Chara Monimohan village of Lakshmipur Sadar upazila.
He used to stay at the building.
The incident took place in the North Sanarpar area under Demra police station at 11 am on Thursday.
Md. Jewel, a co-worker of the victim, said that Masum resumed work on the 7th floor of the 10-storey building after having breakfast around 11 am.
Suddenly, Masum fell from the seventh floor of the building, leaving him critically injured.
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where physicians pronounced him dead around 12:15pm, said Md Bachhu Mia, inspector of the hospital police outpost.
The body was kept at the hospital’s morgue and informed to the concerned police station, he added.