Three died while collecting Jakat clothes

Three people died while collecting Jakat (sum given by Moslems on wealth) clothes and 30 other injured. The deceased were all female. Two victims were identified as Jarina Begum(36) and Sajia Akhter(30). The name of the other victim was not known aged apparently 65 years.

The place of occurrence is Malek market of Fakirapool. It was announced that Jakat clothes would be distributed on the roof tops of the Malek market earlier. Approximately 2000 people gathered near the building. It was known that there was an arrangement of 1200 clothes. When the gate was opened people rushed to collect the clothes towards the roof top. During this rush, stampede killed the three while injuring many others.

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