Power cable snaps in Nilphamari leaving two killed, several injured

সোমবার, ২২ আগস্ট ২০১৬
22 August 2016 A power cable snapped during a storm in the northern district of Nilphamari killing two people and leaving at least 11 injured.

Police said the incident occurred around 8pm on Sunday at a village in Kishoreganj.

The deceased have been identified as Sajedul Islam and Tarikul Islam, said Kishoreganj police OC Md Bazlur Rashid.

He said seven of those injured are being treated at the local hospital while four others have been taken to the Rangpur Medical College Hospital.

"During the strong stormy winds on Sunday night, the power cable snapped and fell on the tin roof of deceased Sajedul's home. The house caught fire and Sajedul was electrocuted while putting out the flames.

"Tarikul died after being taken to the Rangpur Medical College Hospital", said OC Rashid.

The fire service sources said that the flames were doused after shutting off power supply in the area.


সর্বশেষ আপডেট বুধবার, ৩০ নভেম্বর -১ ০৬:০০
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