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Uncle, nephew electrocuted in Kishoreganj

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 16th August, 2020 04:51:27 PM
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A man and his nephew were electrocuted at Mirzapur village in Pakundia Upazila of Kishoreganj on Sunday noon.

The deceased were identified as Azizul Haque, 55, son of late Siraj Uddin and his nephew Rabbi, 13, son of Bajlul Haque, both of them hailing from the area.

According to locals, Rabbi came in contact with a live electric wire beside his residence at 1:00 pm. At one stage, Azizul came to save Rabbi and he also came in contact with the live electric wire, leaving them severely injured.

Later, locals took the injured to Pakundia Upazila Health Complex where duty doctor declared them dead.

Shyamol Mia, sub-inspector (SI-investigation) of Pakundia Police Station, confirmed the matter to media.