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Two children electrocuted in Noakhali

Two children died being electrocuted at Subrnachar upazila in Noakhali district on Monday morning.The incident took place at around 7am in Hajipur village under Ward No-1 of East Charbata union of the upazila

The deceased were identified as Md Jisan, 9, son of Faruque Hossain, and Rahat Hossain, 12, son of Abu Taher, both residents of the aforesaid village.Quoting locals, a local Union Parishad member Jamal Uddin said the duo was climbing a tree to reach in the rooftop of a local mosque to collect dry leaves. At that time, they got tangled with live electric wire, leaving them critically injured.Locals rushed them to Subrnachar Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared them dead.Charjabbar Police Station officer-in-charge Humayun Kabir confirmed the matter said the legal actions would be taken in this regard.

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