Three factory workers, who among 10 others fell sick after 'having poisonous chemical' on Wednesday night at Dyeingpara village in Godagari upazila, died at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) on Thursday, reports UNB.
The deceased are Dulal Hossain, 25, son of Sirajul Islam, Bakul, 36, son of Tafizul Islam and Towhid, 23, son of Yusuf, residents of Dyeingpara village.
Officer-in-charge of Godagari police station Hipjur Alam Munshi said ten workers, including the three deceased, of ‘Tim Pharmaceuticals’ took some liquid chemical, used to produce medicine, to home on Wednesday night.
They had the chemical mixing with beverage and subsequently fell sick several hours later.
As their conditions deteriorated, the 10 workers were taken to RMCH on early Thursday when doctors declared Bakul and Towhid dead.
Later, Dulal breathed his last around 2:30pm at the hospital, said OC Hipjur.