2 die from electrocution
Two people died from electrocution in Dinajpur and Joypurhat on Tuesday.
The deceased are Nalvi Begum, 60, of Madhya Gouripara area in Dinajpur's Phulbari upazila, and Shahidul Islam, 35, of Biala village in Kalai upazila of Joypurhat.
Quoting the deceased's family members, Inspector (investigation) of Phulbari Police Station Mahmudul Hasan said Nalvi, who was staying alone at home, died instantly on the spot when her entire tin-shed house came in contact with a faulty overhead electric connection.
Away in Joypurhat, Shahidul, a fish farmer, died from electrocution when he came in contact with live electricity while setting up a bulb at his fishpond in Kalai upazila yesterday morning, said police said.