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Two electrocuted in Lakshmipur

Two people were electrocuted at Dharmapur village of Tewariganj union under Sadar upazila of the district today.The deceased were identified as – Md Manju, 21, resident of Dharmapur village under Sadar upazila, and his brother-in-law Biplab Hossain, 17, son of Neshar Ahmad, resident of Kasba village of the same upazila.Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadar Model Police Station Mosle Uddin said Manju came in contact with a live electric wire when he was charging his battery-run auto rickshaw in the area. While Biplab was also electrocuted as he tried to save Manju at around 1.30pm this afternoon.Later, locals rescued them and brought them to Sadar Hospital, where on-duty doctors declared them dead, he said.

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