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12:00 AM, May 30, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:12 AM, May 30, 2021

4 die from electrocution

Four people, including three of a family, died from electrocution in Kishoreganj's Sadar and Bhairab upazilas on Friday.

The victims are Harun Mia, 48, his son Bablu Mia, 15, and nephew Abu Sayeed, 10, of Jalia village in Sadar upazila, and Sajib Mia, 27, of Bhairab upazila.

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Quoting locals, Officer in Charge of Sadar Police Station Abu Bakar Siddiq said Sayeed died when he came in contact with a snapped live electric wire while riding bicycle in front of his house on Friday noon.

Hearing the scrams, his cousin Bablu rushed to the spot to rescue Sayeed, got electrocuted and died.

Later, Harun rushed there to save his son and nephew but he also died from electrocution.

Meanwhile, Sajib, a factory worker, died from electrocution when he came in contact with a live electric wire while plucking mango from a tree in Bhairab municipality.

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