3 of a family electrocuted at Lalbagh of Dhaka
12:14 PM, June 19, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:05 PM, June 19, 2017

3 of a family electrocuted at Lalbagh

Three members of a family including a five-year-old girl died from electrocution at their Lalbagh house in Dhaka this morning.

The victims are: Shirin Begum, 30, her daughter Afrin, 5, and mother-in-law, Amena Begum, 55.

Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) pronounced them dead around 11:30am after the victims were rushed there, Sub-Inspector (SI) Bacchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police camp, told The Daily Star.

Following a transformer blast, the trio came in contact with a snapped electric cable on the first floor of a tin-shed house in Islambagh area, medical sources said.

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