BARISHAL: A couple was electrocuted to death at Ramjankati area in Babuganj upazila of the district on Thursday (July 11).
The couple was named as Kamal Hossen Hawlader, 40, son Rajab Ali Hawlader, and his wife Mamtaj Begum, 35.
According to locals, an electric wire got torn out of the line and fell over a jute farm close to the house. Mamtaj came in contact with the wire when she was working at her jute farm. Immediately afterwards, her husband went to rescue her, as a result he was also seriously injured.
Relatives took them to Wazirpur Health Complex, but Dr. Maqsudur Rahman declared both of them dead.
Officer-in-charge of Babuganj Police Station Dibakor Chandro Das confirmed the matter to Banglanews.
BDST: 2028 HRS, JULY 11, 2019