Two workers electrocuted in city

Sun Online Desk

16th July, 2019 12:51:23 printer

Two workers electrocuted in city

Two construction workers died from electrocution at an under-construction building site in Paschim Rampura in the capital on Monday night.

The deceased were identified as Mazharul Islam, 22, a resident of Matlab upazila in Chandpur and Arif, 20, of Haluaghat upazila in Mymensingh.

Md Shariful Islam, sub-inspector (SI) of Hatirjheel Police Station said that they sustained injuries while working with a pilling pipe which somehow got electrified as it was connected to a live wire.

Later, the injured were taken to Rampura’s Better Life Hospital in the city where duty doctor declared them dead, SI said.

The bodies were sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) morgue for autopsies, Shariful Islam said.