Metro Rail project worker killed near HC
A construction worker of the Metro Rail project died after an iron frame fell on him while he was working near the High Court area in the city this afternoon.
The victim was identified as Sabuz Mia, 24, from Nilphamari district.
Victim's brother Emdadul Islam told The Daily Star that the iron frame, erected near column 579, fell on him while Sabuz was working there around 11:45am, leaving him critically injured.
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where he died around 2:00pm.
Emdadul, also a worker of the project, said Sabuz -- father of a three-year-old -- had been working in the project for more than two years.
The body was sent DMCH morgue for autopsy, said AKM Niaz Uddin, sub-inspector of Shahbagh Police Station.