2 electrocuted in Chittagong

2 electrocuted in Chittagong


Chittagong – A woman and a young man were killed due to electrocution at Bothatia Nagpara village in Lohagara upazila on Sunday night.The deceased were identified as Rita Rani Devi, 29, wife of Bhashu Debnath of the village, and Ashutosh Debnath, 26, son of Sushil Debnath and brother of Bhashu.Mohammad Shahjahan, officer-in-charge of Lohagara Police Station, said Ashutosh was repairing an electric line at his house around 8pm keeping the main switch off.

At one stage Ashutosh was electrocuted as his mother turned on the main switch accidentally.Later, Rita Rani was also electrocuted as she tried to save Ashutosh.The duo were rushed to a private clinic in the upazila where doctors declared them dead. (UNB)


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