Four female workers were killed in a landslide at a tea garden in Sreemangal of Moulvibazar on Friday (August 19).
The deceased were identified as Hira Bhowmij (30), Rina Bhowmij (25), Poornima Bhowmij (25), and Radha Mahali (45).
Officer-in-charge of Sreemangal Police Station Humayun Kabir confirmed the matter.
He said that the incident occurred around 12 pm when a group of workers went to dig up soil from a hill at the garden in order to refurbish their house.
But when they entered an opening in the hill, the soil collapsed and came crashing down on them, he said.
Later, other workers rescued them and took them to the Sreemangal Upazila Health Complex, where doctors declared them dead.
BDST: 1412 HRS, Aug 19, 2022