Worker killed in RNPP crane accident


Staff Reporter:

A worker was killed while another severely injured after falling down from a crane inside Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project in Iswardi upazila on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Shikhon Hossain, 27, son of Nabab Ali of Juktitala village and the inured as Jewel Rana, 35, son of Mahit Mondal of Salimpur village in the same upazila.

Quoting witnesses, officer-in-charge of Iswardi Police Station Bahauddin Faruki said Shikhon and Jewel fell down from the crane and sustained severe injuries.

The injured were rushed to Iswardi Upazila Health Complex where the doctor declared Shikhon dead and referred Jewel to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital considering the severity of his injury.

Shikhon’s body was sent to Pabna General Hospital morgue for an autopsy, added the OC.



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