Worker dies falling off electric tower in Jhalakati
Publish- November 05, 2019, 06:07 PM
A worker died on Tuesday morning after he fell from the top of an under-construction electric tower in Harikhali village of Nalchity upazila in the district.
The deceased was identified as Dabirul Islam, 22, son of Hamidul Islam of Pakura village of Dinajpur’s Birol upazila.
Witnesses said Dabirul along with other workers were working on the upper portion of an under-construction electric tower while he slipped off an aluminum pillar of the tower.
Severely injured Dobirul was taken to the Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where the doctor declared him dead, said Md Ismael Hossain, official of the contractor firm that was building the tower.
Md Shakhawat Hossain, officer-in-charge of Nalchity police station said they visited the spot after being informed about the matter.