A woman and her son were killed and her brother was injured as a wall of a water tank collapsed on them in Narsinghapur Banglabazar area of Ashulia in Savar early Monday, UNB reports.
The deceased were identified as garment worker Selima Begum and her son Siyam Hossain, hailing from Kamaliapara area under Saghata thana in Gaibandha district. They used to live in the rented house of Nur Mohammad Palwan in the area.
Police and fire service sources said that the wall of the water tank collapsed on them around 5am, leaving Selima and her 10-year old boy dead on the spot and her brother Tutul injured.
The injured was admitted to Orthopedic Hospital (Pangu Hospital).