3 children killed as a pile of soil collapsed on them

Gaibandha, Mar 20 – Three children in Gaibandha’s Sundarganj were killed Friday as soil piled up on a roadside collapsed on them as they were playing outside their house on Friday. The deceased were identified as Abdul Ali (7), Abri Ali (4) and Rifat Mia (3).
The incident took place at Kishamat Sadar village in Belka union of the Upazila on Friday afternoon.
According to locals, the soil was piled up there to be used in repair works for the road in front of their house. In the afternoon, the piled soil fell on them while they were playing.
Sundarganj Police Station OC Abdullah Zaman confirmed the news.
He said that the three children died instantly after the pile of soil fell on them. – UNB