4 killed in Jaflong stone quarry slide
Published : Tuesday, 2 January, 2018 at 5:54 PM Count : 1043
Four workers were killed and several went missing in a collapse while extracting stone in a quarry in Jaflong on Tuesday afternoon.
Officer in-charge of Gowainghat Police Staion Hillol Rai confirmed the incident.
The deceased could not be identified yet.
UNB adds: Shamsul Alam Sarkar, Additional Superintendent of Police, said a portion of mud collapsed on a group of workers around 4:30pm while they were extracting stones from the quarry at Mondirer Jum.
Four workers died on the spot while several others suffered injuries, he said.