CHAPAINAWABGANJ: Two children died while playing with an electric wire at Kalhor area in Nachol upazila of the district on Thursday morning.
The deceased were identified as Sajib, 9, son of Md Masud and Lamia, 8, daughter of Md Mithu of the upazila.
When a machine pulled the electric wire Sajib and Lamia went up with the wire.
At one stage, both fell down from the hanging wire and Sajib died on spot. Lamia died on the way to hospital.
Selim Reza, officer-in-charge (OC) of Nachol Police Station, said it was not a live electric wire.