Teacher, mechanic die, falling off roofs in Magura | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, July 12, 2019

Teacher, mechanic die, falling off roofs in Magura

Two people, including a retired schoolteacher, died after falling from roofs of separate buildings in Magura town on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Abdur Rauf, 65, a retired teacher of Stadium Para Government Primary School, and Akash Hossain, 18, a Thai Glass fitter and son of Omar Shikdar of Barunataila village in Magura Sadar upazila.

Quoting locals, police said around 10:00am Rauf slipped from the roof of his three-storey building in Stadium Para area and fell into a septic tank on the ground floor.

Family members took Rauf to Magura 250-bed Hospital where the doctors declared him dead.

Meanwhile, Akash fell from a building in Jamrultala area in the town while he was fitting glasses around 11:00am and died instantly on the spot.

Officer in Charge of Sadar Police Station Sirazul Islam said they recovered the bodies and sent those to Magura Sadar Hospital for autopsy.   

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