Two youths have died while they were trying to recover a mobile phone set from a septic tank of a toilet of a house.
The tragic incident took place at Baroghola village of Ramnathpur union of Pirganj upazila of Rangpur at around 9:00pm on Monday.Another one, who was injured in the incident, is now undergoing treatment in a hospital in critical condition.
The deceased were identified as Dulu Mia, son of Maser Uddin, a resident of Borghola village and Enamul Haque, son of Azahar Ali of the same village.
The injured was identified as Shahin Mia.
Local Union Parishad chairman Jahidul Islam Jahangir said a mobile hand set of Dulu Mia fell into the septic tank when he was in toilet.
Later, he jumped into the septic tank to recover the phone set. Seeing his late, his neighbour Enamul also entered into the septic tank. Getting no response from them, another youth also jumped into there.
Being informed, local people as well as members of fire service department rushed to the spot and rescued the two injured from the septic tank.They also recovered the body of the deceased, who died in the septic tank due to suffocation.
Of the deceased, Enamul died in the septic tank while Dulu Mia on the way to hospital.
Shahin Mia is now undergoing treatment at Pirgonj upazila Hospital in critical condition.
A pall of gloom descended on the area after the incident.