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RMG workers block Dhaka-Mymensingh highway over fellow's death

Published : Saturday, 8 September, 2018 at 8:55 PM Count : 185

RMG workers blocked Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Tongi of Gazipur city after a worker was killed in a road accident on the highway on Saturday afternoon.

Senior Assistant Superintendent of Gazipur Police Saleh Uddin said a bus of Balaka Paribahan ran over Md Billal Hossain, a worker of local Nippon Garment Industries Limited around 2:00pm, leaving him critically injured.

He was rushed to Tongi Hospital. As his condition deteriorated, he was referred to Dhaka but he died on the way, the police official added.    

As the death news spread, workers of the factory took to the highway around 4:00pm and blocked it for an hour, halting vehicular movement, reports a Bangla news portal.

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