Eight people electrocuted in Sirajganj
Sirajganj: In a fatal incident, at least eight people were electrocuted at Kadai village in Sadar upazila on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Abdullah, 13, a class VII student and son of Abu Taher, Rafiqul Islam, 30, son of Habibur Rahman, Momin, 30, son of Kashem Ali, Sajib, 13, a class VII student and son of Abdul Alim, Abdus Sattar, 50, Reaz, 14, a class VIII student and son of Aminul Islam, Anwar Hossain, 35, son of Amin and Habib, 25, son of Abul Hossain of the village, reports the UNB.
The incident took place around 12:30pm when nine people came in contact of a live wire while shifting a makeshift shop, leaving them injured.
They were taken to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared eight of them dead, said Dr Faridul Islam, a resident medical officer of the hospital.
The injured was admitted to the hospital, he added.