A schoolgirl was killed when the roof of a two-storey building collapsed on her amid rain at Ahsan Ahmed Road under Kotwali thana in the city on Saturday, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Abida Arabi Sarafi, 15, a class VIII student of Iqbalnagar Girls School and daughter of Emdadul Hakim, a resident of the area.
Sukumar Biswas, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said the roof of a two-storey old building collapsed on her during rain around 10 am, leaving her critically injured.
Later she was rushed to Khulna Medical College Hospital where doctors declared her dead.
Abida met the tragic end when all the house inmates were outside the house for work, said police.