BOGURA: Three people including a man and his nephew died after being electrocuted in Sherpur upazila of the district on Monday morning.
The victims are Budu Chandra Bhuiyan, 64, his nephew Palash Chandra Bhuiyan, 35 and their neighbour Khitish Chandra Bhuiyan, 29.
The wire was connected to an illegally established temporary electric line for an adjacent Durga Puja temple, they added.
Palash, Khitish and four others got electrocuted too when they tried to save Budu.
The three died on the way while they were being taken to upazila health complex.
Among the survivors, a man named Rubel Chandra Bhuiyan is still undergoing treatment at the medical facility while the remaining two were sent home after giving first aid, said Sherpur police station officer-in-charge (OC) Shahidul Islam.