Pupil dies after govt pry school's ceiling collapses in Barguna

Sunday, 7 April 2019

A third grader died and three other children were injured after a ceiling at their primary school in Barguna collapsed on them, reports bdnews24.com.
The government school was constructed 17 years ago, a teacher said.
The incident occurred at the Chhoto Bogi Government Primary School around 12:30pm on Saturday, said Amtoli Police OC Abul Bashar.
The 8-year-old Mansura died after sustaining head injuries in the incident.
Cracks had started to appear in the single-storey structure with three rooms, said Zakir Hossain, an assistant teacher at the school. The injured pupils, including Ruma Akhter and Ismail Hossain, have been admitted to the Amtoli Upazila Health Complex, he added.
"Setu Enterprise built the school building in 2002. It's owner Abdullah Al Mamun is the nephew of former MP from Barguna-1 Motiar Rahman Talukder," said Zakir.