Monday, 25 September, 2023

Woman, daughter electrocuted in Jhenaidah

Woman, daughter electrocuted in Jhenaidah

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Three people including a mother and her daughter died after being electrocuted in separate incidents in Harinakundu and Kaliganj upazilas of Jhenaidah on Saturday.

The deceased Marium Khatun, 60, and her daughter Taslima Khatun, 35, hailed from Gobrapara village under Harinakundu upazila, and Abdul Alim, 50, was from Gopinathpur village under Kaliganj upazila.

Abul Kalam Azad, chairman of Daulatpur union parishad in Harinakundu upazila, said mother Marium came into contact with a live electronic wire while working in the house in the morning.

Taslima rushed to her mother and got electrocuted when she tried to save the mother, leaving the duo dead on the spot, he said. Moreover, farmer Abdul Alim was electrocuted on his way to a cropland from home when he was walking on a bank of a pond in the morning, said Anwar Hossen, chairman of Trilochonpur union parishad in the Kaliganj upazila.

Officer-in-charge (OCs) of Harinakundu and Kaliganj police stations, Abu Azif and Mahbubur Rahman confirmed the death of the trio in separate incidents.