A day labourer died after being electrocuted while cutting the branches of a tree at Badiuzzaman village in Faridganj upazila in Chandpur on Saturday.
The deceased was identifie
d as Mohammad Shah Alam, 42,
son of Md Sirajul Islam of
the village. Shah Alam came in contact with a live electric wire lining through the tree branches and fell off the tree in the afternoon, leaving him severely injured, said Harunor Rashid, officer-in-charge of Faridganj Police Station. Later, the injured was rushed to Faridganj Upazila Health Complex where the duty doctor declared him dead.