Two child electrocuted, one injured in Kurigram

Staff Reporter, Kurigram : 240 Time View :
Update : Wednesday, July 5, 2023

At least two child were electrocuted and another was injured while they were taking bath in water pump pulling by electric motor at Roumari upazila in Kurigram at noon on Wednesday (July 05).

The deceased were identified as Bindu Akhter 9 daughter of Buddu Miah and Maria Akhter 8 daughter of Fazlul Haque in the same village under the upazila. They were the students of local Sonapur government Primary school.

Locals and family sources said several child were taking bath in water pump pulling by electric motor. At first Mahi Akhter 9 daughter of Mominul Islam, head teacher of Sonapur high school was electrocuted slightly but when another two children went to save her they were also electrocuted.

Hearing of their hue and cry, the family members rescued them and immediately taken to Roumari upazila health complex where the attending doctor Sabrina Sattar declared the two children died.

On the other hand, the injured child received treatment from a local quake who is well at present.

Chairman of Char Soulmari UP Saidur Rahman Dulal ensured the incident.

Officer-in-charge of Roumari police station Rup Kumar Sarkar said I heard the news of electrocution and police forces have been sent on the spot.

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