SUNAMGANJ: Two brick kiln workers were electrocuted at Bhatipara village in Dirai upazila on Wednesday (September 11) morning.
The dead were identified as Mamun Mia, 28, son of Nabab Mia at Paneshwar village of Brahmanbaria and Habibullah, 30.
Witnesses said Mamun and Habibullah fell down in the Hatirkhal from boat after being come into contact with a live electric cable while returning to workplace after delivery of bricks at Bhatipara village in the morning.
His co-worker Habibullah also drowned when he tried to rescue Mamun.
Later, locals recovered their bodies from the khal.
KM Nazrul Islam, officer in charge of Dirai Police Station, told Banglanews that on information, police rushed to the spot and the bodies will be sent Sunamganj Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
BDST: 1430 HRS, SEP 11, 2019