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Two workers die from electrocution in the capital

A factory worker in the capital’s Kadamtali police station area and a construction worker in Sabujbagh police station area died from electrocution on Monday, police said.

Alamgir Hossain, 32, a worker in Hazi Taher factory in Munshikhola Kutubpur area got electrocuted while turning on the switch of a motor in the factory around 2:30 pm, said police.

He was rescued in unconscious condition and was rushed immediately to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where he succumbed to his injury around 4pm, said Alamgir Hossain, another worker from the factory.

Meanwhile, Razzak Khan, 27, a construction worker got electrocuted at his own home in Nandi Para Dakkhingaon Gali-1 area around 2:30pm, said police.

After rescuing in unconscious condition he was rushed to the Emergency department of DMCH where he succumbed to his injury around 3:30 pm.

Dulal Khan, brother of the deceased, said Razzak was electrocuted while turning on the switch of a table fan at his home.

Assistant in-charge of the DMCH police camp, ASI Abdul Khan said both the bodies were sent for autopsy and the concerned police stations were informed of the deaths.

Source: United News of Bangladesh