2 rickshaw pullers electrocuted in city

Sun Online Desk

1st June, 2021 03:29:02 PM printer

2 rickshaw pullers electrocuted in city

Two rickshaw pullers died after being electrocuted at capital’s Uttara area on Tuesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Razzaque, 50, son of Ohab Mia, hailing from Bargharia village in Karimganj upazila of Kishoreganj and Zia, 45, son of Matiar Rahman, from Dewpara village of Sirajganj.

According to eyewitnesses, the victims came in contract with a live electric wire while they were removing the rickshaw from the water on Road No-21 at Sector-10 under Uttara West Police Station.

They were rescued and taken to Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College and Hospital but doctor of the hospital referred them to Uttara Adhunik Medical College Hospital as their condition deteriorated where duty doctor declared them dead.