Two electrocuted in Kurigram
RANGPUR, May 28, 2021 (BSS) – Two persons were electrocuted to death at village Nagarpara under Ulipur upazila in Kurigram district today.
“The deceased were identified as Tayeb Ali, 45, son of late Abdul Mazid and his neighbour Hakim Uddin, 55, son of Md Islam of the same village,” Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Ulipur police station Imtiaz Kabir said.
Quoting eyewitnesses, the OC said the sad incident took place when Tayeb with his wife and neighbour Hakim were repairing electric cables at home as power supply was cut off amid inclement weather.
Suddenly, the power supply resumed at noon when all of the three people were seriously injured after being electrocuted.
They were rushed to nearby hospital where they died, the OC said.