A school student died falling from the rooftop of a one-storied building near his house at Rajanagar village under Sirajdikhan upazila of the district on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was Mosharaf Hossain, 14, son of Mokhlesur Rahman of the village and a class nine student of Rajanagar Union High School.
Habibur Rahman, an assistant teacher of the school said Mosharaf climbed up the rooftop a house near his house alone. At one stage of walking on the rooftop, he fell on the ground and received severe injury in his head. He was immediately taken to the upazila health complex at Ichhapura area but attending doctor declared him dead.
A pall of gloom descended upon the school students and the villagers following the unexpected death.