3 electrocuted in Nilphamari, Ld

3 electrocuted in Nilphamari, Ld

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Dhaka – Three people have died and 10 others suffered injuries from electrocution after a storm severed an electric line at Khamatgara village in Kishoreganj upazila.The deceased were identified as Sajedul Islam Babu, 25, son of Jabed Ali; Tariqul, 35, son of Kafil Uddin, and Naim Islam, 15, of the village,UNB News Agency Reported.Officer-in-charge of Kishoreganj Police Station Bazlur Rashid said a fire broke out at the house of Biplab Miah of the village after a
wire of 11000 KV electric line fell on the house during a storm around 8:30 pm on Sunday.At least 13 people, including Babu, Tariqul and Naim, came in contact with the snapped electric wire while trying to douse the blaze,leaving Babu dead on the spot and 12 others injured.Tariqul died on the way to hospital while 11 others were admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where Naim succumbed to his injuries on Monday morning, said the OC.

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