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Two electrocuted while cutting tree

Published : Wednesday, 22 May, 2019 at 5:38 PM  Count : 354

Two electrocuted while cutting tree

Two electrocuted while cutting tree

Two people died from electrocution in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat district on Wednesday afternoon.

Deceased Rahmatullah Sheikh, 65, and Subodh Das, 44, were residents of Shrikrishnapur village in the upazila.

Fakirhat Police Station officer in-charge Abu Jahad confirmed the matter.

Quoting the upazila parishad chairman Swapan Kumar Das, the OC said Rahmatullah and Subodh were cutting a tree. At one stage, the tree fell on a live wire and the duo came contact with the wire.

They were rescued and rushed to Fakirhat Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared them dead.

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