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Indonesian engineer electrocuted at DPDC power station

  • Published at 12:21 pm September 17th, 2019
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Other workers found him and took him to DMCH where on-duty doctors declared him dead

An Indonesian engineer has died after being electrocuted at the newly-constructed power station of Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) beside Dr Muhammad Shahidullah Hall on Dhaka University campus.

The victim, Tawfiq, 36, was declared dead by on-duty doctors at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) at 10:37am on Tuesday.

Talking to Dhaka Tribune, DPDC engineer Rasheduzzaman Rashed said Tawfiq was working at the power plant in the morning and lost consciousness after being electrocuted. Later, other workers found him and took him to DMCH where on-duty doctors declared him dead.

“Tawfiq was staying at a house owned by the company at Shiddhirganj signboard area in Narayanganj,” he added.

Confirming the incident, DMCH police outpost In-Charge Inspector Md Bachchu Mia said the body was kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy.