A minor boy dies falling in a hole in Gazipur

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Gazipur, May 14: A 7-year-old minor school boy died on Saturday after falling in a hole of an abandoned deep tube-well at Shukundirbagh market areas under Gazipur district.

Officials said that rescuers managed to pull out another 7 year old from the 50-feet deep pit.Rohanur Rahman

Rohanur Rahman and Sunny Ahmed, who went to the Haydrabad Ideal School and College, fell into the hole while playing on the school grounds.

Rescuers recovered the body of Rahman and managed to pull out Ahmed from the pit, where a deep tube-well used to be, said Tongi Fire Service’s Senior Station Officer Selim Mia.Visitors

The school’s teacher Rubel Sheikh said that a deep tube-well was installed on the grounds around seven to eight months ago, but it was removed and the pit was filled partially with sand.

Fire service official Mia said that Rahman fell in to the pit , about 10 to 12 feet deep, and Ahmed fell  in it soon after.

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