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Child falls to death from roller coaster in Dhaka

A 12-year-old child has died after falling from a roller coaster at an eco park in the capital’s Kadamtali area on Tuesday.

The deceased Md Rabbi, son of Jonu Mia, is a fifth grader at a local school. He lived with his family in Gandaria area. His home town is in Imamganj village of Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj.

Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of DMCH Police Outpost Md. Abdul Khan said the incident took place this noon when Rabbi was visiting an Eco Park with some of his relatives on the occasion of Eid.

Quoting victim’s brother-in-law Sumon Islam, the police officer said, Rabbi fell off a roller coaster while he was trying to ride on it.

Rabbi was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

The body has been kept in the hospital morgue for autopsy, the ASI added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh