14 Dec 2017, Thursday

Two Bangladeshis die in Saudi Arabia in separate incidents

By Bdnews24

Published : 2017-12-01 18:11:10

Two Bangladeshis have died in separate incidents reported from Saudi Arabia.

A small businesses-owner in near the capital Riyadh was run over by a car while a construction site accident killed a worker in the eastern province capital of Dammam.

Main Uddin Shah Alam, who ran a shop in the city of Al-Kharj, some 80 kilometres off Riyad, suffered severe head injuries late on Tuesday after being hit by a car.

According to his brother Nizam Uddin, a group of robbers swooped on his shop around 10pm local time.

Alam was run over by a car on the road outside his shop as he was chasing the robbers. Locals rushed him to the King Khalid University Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

The 35-year-old, who hailed from Comilla, is survived by wife and two children.

In the other incident reported from Dammam, a Bangladeshi construction worker Nur Islam died when a collapsed wall crushed him at a construction site on Monday.

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