Two labourers including a woman have died after a brick-laden lorry toppled and fell into a pond next to the road in Dhaka’s Kadamtali.
Kadamtali Police OC Andus Salam said the accident took place at the Zia Colony around 8am on Friday.
The victims are Nazrul Islam and Hanufa Begum. Police are yet to gather the full details.
OC Salam said six labourers were on the truck. Four of them swam ashore while the two labourers died after being trapped under the vehicle.
Fire Service control room operator Md Ali said after the Fire Service workers recovered the bodies around 10:15am.
Attempts of retrieving the truck are underway, he said.