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Elderly woman electrocuted while collecting worship flowers

 Bogura Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:38 PM, 7 November 2019  

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An elderly woman has died from electrocution while she was taking Nyctanthes for worship at Vrindaban Para under Sherpur Upazila in Bogura early Thursday. Her granddaughter has been injured while trying to save her. 

The deceased Robi Bala is the wife of Jatraram Sarkar of Vrindaban Para. 

Robi Bala's granddaughter Sraboni said that Robi Bala went out to pick up Nyctanthes for worship in the morning. At that time, she put her hand on the switch of the bulb and died on the spot from electrocution. Sraboni herself was injured when she trying to rescue her grandma.  

Sherpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge Humayun Kabir said that the deceased was allowed to cremation without an autopsy.

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