Two of family dies of electrocution in Sirajganj

2021-10-12, 5:10pm Accidents

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Sirajganj, October 12 -- A woman and her nephew died of electrocution in Tarash upazila of Sirajganj Monday evening.

The victims were identified as Morzina Khatun (50) and her nephew Rafikul Islam (30). Three others sustained injuries in the accident, police said.

Officer-in-charge of Tarash police station Fazle Ashiq said that Rafikul received a massive electric shock after he came in contact with a live wire while digging ground to erect a cement pole near his house in the evening.

Morzina got electrocuted when she tried to save her nephew. Their bodies have been sent to Sirajganj Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hospital for post-mortem, the OC said. - UNB