Stay aware of construction sites; they kill

A housewife in the capital died when a piece of wood fell on her head from a roadside under-construction building on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Hasina Begum, 48, hailed from Bhanga upazila in Faridpur.

Construction sites ‘danger’ for pedestrians

Zibon Mia, a caretaker of the building where Hasina used to live, told The Daily Star that the incident occurred when she was walking on the road in front of the construction site nearby her residence at the West Shewrapara.

Immediately after the accident at noon, locals rushed her to National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor).

She was later shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead at about 2:30pm.

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