Worker dies after falling from under-construction Payra Bridge

A worker died after falling from the under-construction Payra Bridge in Lebukhali area of Patuakhali-Barishal highway this morning.

The deceased, Mostafizur Rahman Swapon, was working as the surveyor assistant of the project, reports our Patuakhali correspondent quoting Abdul Halim, project director.

He accidentally slipped while working, the project director claimed adding that his safety belt tore and he fell.

He was rushed to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, Abdul Halim said.

His body will be handed over to his family at the end of the formalities, he said.