3 electrocuted in Kurigram

Staff Reporter, Kurigram  16 Time View :
Update : Saturday, July 6, 2024

Three people, including two sisters were electrocuted in separate incidents in the Kochakata area of NageswariUpazila in Kurigram district at 5.30 pm on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Sumaiya, 11 and Masuma, 6 daughters of Shahadat Hossain from Beguni Para village in Kaliganj Union, and Sirajul Islam, son of the late Abdur Rahman Munshi from Bepari Para village in Narayanpur Union.

According to Kochakata police, Sumaiya and Masuma were going to their aunt’s house bybanana tree made raft.  When they touched with a livehanging electric wire. They were electrocuted and died on the spot.

In another incident in the same time, Sirajul Islam was traveling to a neighboring house on a raft when the pole of his raft came into contact with the main power supply line. He was also electrocuted and died instantly.

Officer-in-charge of Kochakata Police StationBishwadebRoysaid that the bodies were handed over to the families. Separate cases filed regarding these incidents, OC added.

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