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One killed, another injured in Bangladesh steel plant crane collapse

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A 32-year-old worker died and another was injured after a crane collapsed on them at a steel plant in Munshiganj on Tuesday night (Oct 18).

The tragedy occurred around 8:00 pm at Magnum Steel Mill in the Baushia area of the district’s Ghazaria Upazila.

The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, son of late Rois Uddin of village Porachak Baushia East Nayakandi, said Molla Soheb Ali, the officer-in-charge of Ghazaria police station.

The injured had been admitted to a local hospital, he added.

Abdul Ghaffar, the uncle of the deceased, said that Kalam was working in the furnace section of the steel mill when the crane fell on him, leaving him dead on the spot.

No case had been filed yet in the case, the OC added.

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