Two siblings were crushed after a sunshade of an under construction house collapsed on them at Deyana Uttarpara area in Khulna city on Tuesday noon.
The deceased were identified as Md Shipon, 12, and his one and half-year old sister Samia Khatun. They are children of Badal Sheikh of Uttarpara area under Daulatpur police station.
Locals said Badal Sheikh, who is a rickshaw-puller, has been building the tin-shade house on his land. Officer-in-Charge of Daulatpur police station Mostak Ahmed said the duo was playing under sunshade of the house while it collapsed leaving both of them dead on the spot.