4 kids hurt in Ctg wall collapse
Four children were injured when a boundary wall collapsed at Nandan Kanon in Chittagong city yesterday.
They are Sajib Mia, 10, and his brother Arif Mia, 3, sons of Khokon Mia, Mehedi Hasan, 8, son of Mohammad Hashem, and Riyad, 6, son of Mofazzal Hossain.
Five children were playing with marbles near one side of the wall. It collapsed on the kids around 12:45pm as a pile of stones were leaning on the opposite side of the old wall, said locals.
The stones were kept there for using in the construction work of a building.
Locals rescued the children and took them to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH).
Md Yahiya, assistant director of fire service and civil defence, Chittagong, said the accident occurred as the stones were leaning against the weak wall.
Emergency Medical Officer of the CMCH Farid Uddin Ahmed said the condition of the children was not critical.