Two people died in Brahmanbaria when the crane got electrocuted

Two persons named Bappi (25) and Parvez (24) were killed due to electrocution while lifting the cut trees on the truck by crane in Brahmanbaria Kasba.

The accident took place on Sunday (July 7) around 1.30 pm in Mankashir area of ​​Comilla-Sylhet highway. Among the two victims, one was the crane driver and the other was a helper.

Confirming the fact of the incident, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kasba Police Station Raju Ahmed said that the highway widening work has started. So the trees along the road have already started to be cut. At noon, parts of the cut trees were being lifted by cranes into trucks. Meanwhile, the crane touched the electricity transmission cable. The crane driver and helper died.

He also said that the police have been sent to the spot. The body will be recovered and sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy.

Abul Hasnat Md. Rafi/FA/JIM