Sunday, September 24, 2017 | ePaper

Body of youth found in city manhole

  • Print
Staff Reporter :
The divers of Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) recovered the body of an unidentified youth from a manhole at Chalantika crossing in the city's Mirpur on Wednesday afternoon.
The body was recovered from the manhole at around 4:00pm. The identity of the youth was yet to
be known, said Abdullah Arefin, On Duty Officer of Mirpur Fire Station.
The youth went missing after falling in the manhole when he was cleaning garbage there, Abdullah said quoting locals.
Fire service people rushed there on information and continued operation till 10:00pm Tuesday. On Wednesday morning, they resumed operation and found the body in the afternoon, according to him.
The boy aged 17 or 18 got down into the manhole on Nilgoti Road at  Chalantika intersection, he added.
The youth was given the task of cleaning the manhole by workers of a garment manufacturing factory, witnesses said.
"The boy removed some waste inside the sewer causing the water flow to rapidly increase," they said.

More News For this Category

Rohingya women share their endless horrific stories

Reza Mahmud, back from Teknaf :Persecution driven Rohingya women have forgotten to stop crying in temporary refugee camps in Teknaf and Ukhiya upazilas of Cox's Bazar district. "Myanmar army

`Super malaria` strains resistant to drugs spreading in SA :Scientists warn that 'super malaria', a strain resistant to most anti-malarial drugs, is rapidly spreading in southeast Asia, the BBC reports.The strain, which started in Cambodia, has spread

Arrest warrant issued against UZ Chairman

UNB, Chandpur :A court here on Saturday issued an warrant for arresting Haimchar upazila chairman and local Awami League leader Nur Hossain Patowary in a case filed for walking

BD won`t respond to Myanmar`s provocation: Quader

UNB, Noakhali :Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said Bangladesh will not respond to any provocation of Myanmar despite repeated violation of its airspace by its drones

Hasina`s proposals on Rohingya crisis very positive: Prof Riaz

UNB, Dhaka :The five-point proposal made by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the United Nations (UN) to find solution to the Rohingya crisis is specific, which is a very

3 killed in road accidents

Staff Reporter :Three persons were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents in Dhaka and Naogaon districts on Saturday.In Dhaka, a woman died after a car ran

Suu Kyi against visit by fact-finding team

Nikkei Asian Review, NAYPYITAW  :Myanmar's de facto leader and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has signaled determination to address the criticisms of her government's handling of the refugee

Lanka won`t allow Rohingya refugees :Sri Lanka has made it clear that it will not accept any Rohingyas as refugees.Prime Minister Ranil Wickrmesinghe said on Friday that refugees coming to a country like

11 held for 'funding militancy'

11 held for 'funding militancy'

Staff Reporter :Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in separate drives arrested 11 persons for their alleged involvement in funding militancy from Dhaka, Khulna and Rajshahi on Friday night.The

BD grants bail to 2 detained Myanmar journos get bail

Dhaka (Reuters) :Two journalists from Myanmar, who had been detained in Bangladesh while reporting on the influx of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, have been released on bail, a police