Three workers died from electrocution and another was injured in separate places of Sitakunda upazila on
The deceased were identified as Md Shimul, 28, Md Shaheed, 20 and Dulu Mia, 30, son of Dildar of Kalai upazila of Jaypurhat.
Shilbrata Barua, assistant sub inspector (ASI) at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) said three construction workers were electrocuted while they were working at under-construction market in Boro Kumira area around 9:30 am, reports UNB.
At one stage of working, an iron rod came in contact with 33,000 voltage power supply line, leaving the trio injured, he added.
Of the injured, one succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital while another died at CMCH.
Injured Fahim was undergoing treatment at the hospital.
On the other hand, Sohel Rana, sub-inspector of Sitakunda Police Station, said Dulu Mia, an agri labour, came in contact with electric fence while working in the field in Nuner Chhara area of Sitakunda municipality at 7:00 am.