Three electrocuted in Jamalpur
Published: 06:11 PM, 17 May 2021
Three persons were electrocuted and two others injured in Shyamganj Kalibari Bazar under Madarganj Upazila of Jamalpur on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Raju, resident of CharLotabar village, Mintu, resident of Birlotabar village and Ilim Uddin, resident of Hutbari village under the Upazila.
Confirming the information, Madarganj police OC Md Shamsul Huda Khan said the incident took place when five people were carrying a tin-made fence in Shamganj Kalibari Bazar area around 11:30 am. They came in contact with a live electric line when they lifted the fence overhead.
Later, the locals rescued them and took them to Jamalpur General Hospital where the doctor declared three of them dead.
General Manager (GM) of Jamalpur Palli Bidyut Samity Md Alamgir said a three-member probe committee was formed to investigate the matter.