Gazipur girl dies falling into manhole | The Daily Star
02:43 PM, March 11, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:30 PM, March 11, 2017

Gazipur girl dies falling into manhole

An unidentified teenage girl died falling into a manhole at bypass intersection in Gazipur this morning.

Md Jakir Hossain, sub-inspector of Joydebpur Police Station, said the girl was waiting for a bus standing on the slab of the manhole around 9:15 am.

Also read: Open manholes turning into death traps

At one stage, she slipped into the manhole as the slab was removed being hit by a Dhaka-bound ‘Balaka Service Paribahan’ bus.

Later, with the help of locals police recovered the body.

Read also: Dhaka Wasa denies responsibility

The accident occurred four days after Shanu Miah, a middle-aged man, fell to death in an open box culvert at Paltan of Dhaka on the night of March 6, 2017.

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