• Tuesday, September 30, 2014

CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENT

Bodies of 3 Bangladeshi workers to arrive from Malaysia tomorrow

Star Online Report
The Fire and Rescue Department's (@bombaJBPM) tweeted the photo on Tuesday showing a K-9 unit at the site.
The Fire and Rescue Department's (@bombaJBPM) tweeted the photo on Tuesday showing a K-9 unit at the site.

The bodies of three Bangladeshi workers, who were killed at a construction site accident in Petaling Jaya of Malaysia on Monday night, will reach Dhaka tomorrow.
A flight of Bangladesh Biman carrying the bodies will land at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 6:30am, Musharrat Jebin, second secretary (labour) at Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, told The Daily Star over phone today.

Alauddin & Elahi
Alauddin & Elahi

“The victims’ employer Malaysian company has borne the costs of sending the bodies. Besides, the company will compensate the victims’ families,” she said.
Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry Secretary Khondaker Showkat Hossain said the bodies would be handed to the respective families at the airport.
The ministry will give each family TK 35,000 as burial costs and TK 3 lakh each as financial assistance, he mentioned.
Malaysian rescuers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of Elahi Hossain and Alauddin Mollik of Ishwardi upazila in Pabna along with another Bangladeshi Faruk Khan from Sirajdikhan in Munshiganj.
They died in the workplace when a segmented box girder of an elevated guideway collapsed on them.

Family members grieving for Alauddin Mollik, 34, of Pabna as the two men along with Faruk Khan, 38, of Munshiganj were killed Monday in a construction site collapse in Malaysia where they went in hope of bettering their lives. Photo: Star
Family members grieving for Alauddin Mollik, 34, of Pabna as the two men along with Faruk Khan, 38, of Munshiganj were killed Monday in a construction site collapse in Malaysia where they went in hope of bettering their lives. Photo: Star

The three Bangladeshi workers had work permits to work as construction workers for Malaysian Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Company.

A relative consoles the brother of Elahi Hossain, 31, of the same district, as the two men along with Faruk Khan, 38, of Munshiganj were killed Monday in a construction site collapse in Malaysia where they went in hope of bettering their lives. Photo: Star
A relative consoles the brother of Elahi Hossain, 31, of the same district, as the two men along with Faruk Khan, 38, of Munshiganj were killed Monday in a construction site collapse in Malaysia where they went in hope of bettering their lives. Photo: Star

The Malaysian police announced to investigate the incident to find out any negligence of the company for the workers’ security, reported local media.

Published: 5:00 pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Last modified: 9:17 pm Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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