Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Two brothers die after falling into deep well in Gobindaganj

GAIBANDHA: Two brothers of a family died after falling into a deep well at Avirampur village under Darbasto union of Gobindaganj upazila in the district on Monday.

The deceased were Habibur Rahman, 25, and Hasan Miah, 38, sons of Aftab Uddin.

Locals said Habibur Rahman started screaming in the early morning while falling into the unprotected deep well (water tank) after coming out from the washroom. Hearing the screaming, his brother Hasan Miah and a number of close neighbors rushed in but Hasan Ali and a neighbour Mintu also fell into the well while they were trying to rescue Habibur.

Being informed, firefighters of Fire Service and Civil Defense rushed to the spot and rescued the trio.

Later, they were sent to Palashbari Upazila Health Complex where the attending doctors declared the two brothers – Habibur and Hasan– dead.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Gobindaganj thana AKM Mehedi Hasan confirmed the incident.

Preparation is going on to file a case of unnatural deaths (UD) with the thana in this connection, the OC added.