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Teen dies as utility pole falls on him in Lalmonirhat

Published : Tuesday, 16 April, 2024 at 5:30 PM  Count : 269

Teen dies as utility pole falls on him in Lalmonirhat

Teen dies as utility pole falls on him in Lalmonirhat

A 14-year-old school student died after an utility pole fell on him at Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat district on Tuesday.

The deceased  Al-Amin Islam, 14, of Raisbagh area, was a 10th grader of Raisbagh Haridas High School.
Mahmud-un-Nabi, officer-in-charge of Aditmari Police Station, confirmed the matter.

According to locals and police, Al-Amin went to work with his mother on the corn field next to the house. While going to drink water from a nearby tube well, he slipped and hit the pole, resulting in the pole falling on his head and leaving him dead on the spot.

Humayun Kabir, chairman of the Sarpukur Union Parishad, said the electric poles are eight to nine years old. These have become dangerous due to a lack of care.

The body was handed over to the family as there was no complaint from them, said the OC.


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