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3 Bangladeshi workers die as building collapses in Malaysia

Published : 29 Nov 2023 11:56 PM | Updated : 30 Nov 2023 01:36 PM

Three Bangladeshi workers were killed and two others injured in an under-construction building collapse in Malaysia on Tuesday night. 

The victims were identified as Mohammad Mokaddesh Ali (Passport no EJ0915363), son of MdAfsar Ali from Haripur village under Shibganj upazila of Bogura district, Mohammad Saiful Islam (Passport no - EH0730224), son of MdRawshan Ali from Laxmipur village under Debidwar upazila of Cumilla district and MdAhad Ali (Passport no - A01964104), son of Mohammad Osman Mondol from Chhaipai village under Chatmohor upazila of Pabna district, according to a press release received here from Bangladesh mission in Malaysia.

Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lampur expressed deep grief and sorrow at the demise of three expatriate Bangladeshi nationals, said release. 

Getting the tragic news, acting Bangladesh high commissioner to Malaysia Mohammad KhorshedAlamKhastaghir sent two Bangladesh mission officials, including first secretary (labour) ASM Zahidur Rahman, to the spot immediately. 

Currently, the bodies of the victims are kept at Penang Hospital. The Bangladesh high commission has already taken steps to realize compensation as well as sent the bodies to Bangladesh. 

The injured workers were also sent to Penang Hospital for treatment, said the release. 

As per the information of authorities concerned, the incident was occurred at 9:45pm (local time) on Tuesday in Penang.

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