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POST TIME: 12 June, 2019 10:12:50 AM
8 children injured as ceiling of Noakhali hospital caves in
Independent Online/ UNB

8 children injured as ceiling of Noakhali hospital caves in

Eight children were injured when a large chunk of concrete plaster ceiling caved in at Noakhali 250-bed General Hospital in Noakhali district on Wednesday morning.

The incident took place at 6:20 am in Unit 2 of No 4 Children Ward of the hospital, said Humayun Kabir, senior station officer of Maizdi Fire Service and Civil Defence.

A fire service team went to the hospital and conducted a rescue operation with the assistance of the hospital authorities.

None of the children was seriously wounded.

Fariduddin Ahmed, assistant director of the hospital, blamed the ceiling collapse on the building’s dilapidated condition. 

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