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Earthquake kills schoolgirl in Sylhet

Published : Tuesday, 3 January, 2017 at 6:35 PM Count : 200

Sylhet : A schoolgirl was died in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj district as she desperately tried to rush out of his home after a earthquake jolted Bangladesh this afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Saima Akhter, 12, a student of class eight of Chhatak Cement Factory High School and daughter of Shamsul Haque, resident of the factory area.

Police said Saima fell dawn from stair of a four storied building and injured critically while she was coming out of the building desperately.

Saima was rushed to Chhatak Upazila Sadar Hospital where on the duty doctors declared her dead.

Besides, three people, injured in the panic rush in different areas of the district, have been admitted to the Osmani Medical College and Hospital.

BSS/LY



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