3 of a family killed in nor’westers on Baishakh’s first day
Published: 11:47 AM, 14 April 2022 Updated: 01:09 PM, 14 April 2022
Three members of the same family were killed when a tree fell on their house
A mother, daughter and son were killed when a tree fell on their house in Jagannathpur of Sunamganj during nor’westers or the Kalbaishakhi storm.
The accident took place at around 4 am on Thursday (April 14) at Sulemanpur village in Patli union.
The deceased were identified — Moushumi Begum, wife of Harun Miah of Sulemanpur village, her daughter Mahima Akter and son Hossain Mia.
According to locals, a storm with rains started at night in Jagannathpur. At around 4 am, a tree fell on the tin-shed roof of Harun Mia’s house in Sulemanpur village. Moushumi Begum, her daughter Mahima Akhter and son Hossain Mia, who were sleeping at that time, died.
Confirming the incident, Sunamganj’s Jagannathpur OC Shashank Pal said the police received the news of the death of three people when a tree fell on them during a nor’westers in the morning. Police have been dispatched to the spot.