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2 of a family among 3 die from electrocution in Bogra

  • Published at 02:17 pm October 11th, 2021
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One touched an electric wire and the others tried to save him

Three people, including a man and his nephew, died after being electrocuted in Sherpur upazila of Bogra on Monday morning.

The victims are Budu Chandra Bhuiyan, 65, his nephew Palash Chandra Bhuiyan, 35, and their neighbour Khitish Chandra Bhuiyan, 30.

Witnesses said that Budu got electrocuted when he came in contact with an electric wire while cleaning his backyard in the morning.

The wire was connected to an illegally established temporary electric line for an adjacent Durga Puja pavillion, they added.


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Palash, Khitish and four others got electrocuted too when they tried to save Budu.

The three died on the way while they were being taken to the Upazila Health complex.

Sherpur police station OC Shahidul Islam said: “Among the survivors, a man named Rubel Chandra Bhuiyan is still undergoing treatment at the medical facility while the remaining two were sent home after giving first aid.”

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