Two electrocuted in Bagerhat

Published: May 22, 2019 21:19:27

Two people died after being electrocuted while felling a tree at Betaga village under Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Rahmat Ullah, 62, son of Karim Uddin, and Subodh Das, 50, son of Dijabar Das of the village.

Officer-in-charge of Fakirhat Police Station Abu Jahid Sheikh said the duo was cutting a betel nut tree.

It fell on a live electric wire and got electrified and Rahmat and Subodh got electrocuted, killing them on the spot, reports UNB.

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