Jolted by earthquake, DU student jumps from second floor

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Published: December 2, 2023, 07:58 PM

Jolted by earthquake, DU student jumps from second floor

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Minhajul Islam, a second-year student of Master Da Surja Sen hall of University of Dhaka, jumped from the second floor of the hall to escape damage from the earthquake, reports UNB.

During the earthquake, he jumped from his room (233) through the window which resulted in injury to his toe.

Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical college Hospital for treatment.

Dr. Zakir Hossen Vuiyan, provost of the Surja Sen hall, confirmed the matter and said that the student sustained injury in his toe and was admitted in the orthopedic department of the DMCH.

Apart from this, some students were injured while leaving the room in a hurry.

Earlier this morning, the earthquake, measuring 5.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale, jolted Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh.

It lasted for a few seconds, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

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