Sylhet landslide death toll rises to 3

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2 workers killed in Sylhet stone quarry.

The death toll in Sylhet landslide rises to three with recovery of missing worker, Kancha Mia, 50.

Two other deceased are Zamir Hossain, 36, of Banda village in Jamalganj upazila of Sunamganj, and Asad Uddin, 35, of Jibdara village of South Sunamganj.

2 workers killed in Sylhet stone quarry.
The land of the stone quarry collapsed on a number of workers while they were extracting stones from a quarry in Arefin Tila area of Companiganj upazila in Sylhet on Wednesday, said Companiganj police station inspector (Investigation) Dilip Kanta Nath.Two injured workers were then rescued on Wednesday night. The bodies of two deceased were recovered after Wednesday midnight, the inspector added.

At least seven workers were killed in separate stone quarry collapses in the last four days in Sylhet. A total of 52 stone quarry workers were killed in different stone quarries in Sylher in the last 13 months.

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