Two women were electrocuted on Thursday at a house in Upashahar area of Dinajpur town.
The victims were identified as Hashi Begum, 50, wife of Dr. Shamsur Rahman, a retired army officer, and their domestic help Shahida
Khatun, 49, wife of Abdul Kader of Nichantapur village under sadar upazila.
Police said the incident occurred when Hashi Begum was cleaning a rice cooker in the kitchen room of their house when she received serious
injuries. Shahida Khatun also received critical injuries when she approached to save her employer Hashi Begum.
Both were sent to Dinajpur Medical College and Hospital where attending doctors declared them dead.
A UD case was recorded with Dinajpur Kotwali thana in this regard.