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Two die from electrocution in Sirajganj

  • Our Correspondent
  • 13 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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Two die from electrocution in Sirajganj

SIRAJGANJ: A woman and her nephew were electrocuted to death in Tarash upazila of the district Monday evening.

The victims were identified as Morzina Khatun, 50 and her nephew Rafikul Islam, 29. Three others sustained injuries in the accident, police said.

Officer-in-charge of Tarash police station Fazle Ashiq said that Rafikul received a massive electric shock after he came in contact with a live wire while digging ground to erect a cement pole near his house in the evening.

Morzina got electrocuted when she tried to save her nephew. Their bodies have been sent to Sirajganj Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hospital for post-mortem, the OC said.