1 killed, 50 hurt in school building collapse in Faridpur
Faridpur: A man was killed and 50 people were injured after a school building collapsed at Bana in Alfadanga upazila on Friday.
The deceased is Mohammad Rubel, 40, a resident of Dighal Bana village in the upazila.
A group of people was witnessing a friendly football match at the school ground from the rooftop of the tin-shed building in the afternoon, UNB quoted Bana union parishad chairman Humayun Kabir Babu as saying.
The building collapsed at about 6:00pm when they were getting down from it hurriedly after the match, leaving Rubel dead on the spot.
The injured were taken to the upazila health complex and Faridpur sadar hospital, he said.