Nilphamari couple dies after tree falls on home
Published: 04:01 PM, 7 May 2021
Nilphamari couple dies after tree falls on home; Photo: Daily Bangladesh
A couple was killed after a tree fell on their home during rains in Nilphamari Sadar upazila. The accident took place at Barogharia Dangapara in Kundupukur UP on Thursday night.
The deceased were identified as Entazul Islam alias Ghutu Mia and his wife Momena Begum. Mujahid, the five-year-old grandson of the deceased, miraculously survived the incident.
Nilphamari Sadar Upazila Kundupukur Union Parishad chairman said they slept with their grandson in a room in a tin shed house on Thursday. At this time, two trees next to the house fell on the house following stormy wind. The house is twisted.
Police OC Abdur Rauf said the house was surrounded by mango and mahogany trees. The husband and wife, who were sleeping inside the house, were crushed to death but their 4 years old grandson survived.