Two killed in separate mishaps in city


DHAKA, Dec 26, 2020 (BSS) – Two youths were killed in separate
incidents in city’s Jatrabari and Middle Badda areas today, police and
hospital sources said.

In Jatrabari, an employee of blacksmith shop (Badal San Ghar) was
electrocuted while sharpening knives at Bhai Bhai Super market here

Police Inspector Md Bacchu Miah of Dhaka Medical College and
Hospital (DMCH) outpost told BSS that the victim was identified as
Rabiul Islam, 25, son of Mohammad Manu Miah, hailed from Rupganj
Upazila of Narayanganj district.

“Rabiul came touch a live electric wire while sharpening a knife at
the shop at about 11:30 am. Later he was rushed to Dhaka Medical
College and Hospital where doctor declared him dead,” he added.

Meanwhile, a construction worker identified as Zakir Hawladar, 42,
died after falling from an empty elevator while casting pillars of a
seven-storey building.

Colleague of the deceased Farhad Hossian told BSS that he succumbed
to his injuries after 15 minutes of the accident at about 3:45 pm.

Farhad, son of Abdul Khaled Hawlader, hailed from Ramkati Village of
Barishal Sadar Upazila. He used to live at Badda in the capital.