Pedestrian killed as tornado hits Chittagong

Dhaka,  Thu,  17 August 2017
Published : 11 Aug 2017, 15:53:18
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Pedestrian killed as tornado hits Chittagong

A man was killed and two others were injured as a tin made house was blown off and fell on them during a tornado in Fisharighat area in the port city on Friday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Russel Dey, 33, son of one Ranjit Dey of Bhatikhail area of Patiya upazila and an official of a private bank, reports UNB.

Sarwar Jahan, fire service official of Agrabad area, said the house which was blown off during the storm fell on some pedestrians, leaving three people, including Russel, critically injured.

On information, two fire fighting units rushed to the spot and rescued them.

Later, they were rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Russel dead, said Md Alauddin, assistant sub-inspector of CMCH medical outpost.

The other injured were Abdul Khaleq, 40 of Boalkhali upazila and Syedul Alam, 60, resident of Char Patharghata area of karnaphuli Thana.
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