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Father, son die as torn-out live electric cable falls on them

30 Oct 2017, 10:37

NTV Online

Magura: A man and his son died from electrocution at a brick kiln at Shotokhali village in Shalikha upazila on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased are Abur Rashid, about 50yres old, and his son Abu Hasan, about 25 years old, workers of Tania Brick Kiln and hailing from Chadkhali village in Pikegachha upazila of Khulna.

Tariqul Islam, additional superintendent of Magura police, said four labourers of the brick kiln, including the father and son, were electrocuted as a torn-out live electric cable fell on them.

The four persons were sent to Magura Sadar Hospital with severe burns where Rashid and Hasan succumbed to their injuries.

A case was filed. Police investigation is going on.