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Youth dies from electrocution during idol immersion

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Published: 21:19, 5 October 2022  
Youth dies from electrocution during idol immersion

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A young has died from electrocution during immersion of idol at Sherpur upazila in Bogra.

The deceased was known as Rupam Karmakar Jogo, 32, son of late Raghunath Karmakar of Uttar Sahapara area of Sherpur town.

The incident took place at Shishu Park area on Wednesday (October 5) afternoon.

Rupam was about to take down the idol from mandap of Pubali Sangh when he caught with a live electric wire used for the lighting of the mandap and fell to the ground. Locals rescued him and took him to Sherpur Upazila Health Complex where duty doctor declared him dead.

Ataur Rahman Khandkar, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sherpur Police Station, said the body will be handed over to the family after the legal process.
 

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