Woman, daughter die as tree branch falls on them in Rangpur
A woman and her daughter died after a tree branch fell on them in Rangpur city on Thursday morning.
The deceased were identified as Krishna Rani Sarker, 34, a teacher of Noahali Government Primary School in Gangachara upazila and the wife of Brajendra Nath Sarker, 42, a resident of the east gate area of Rangpur Medical College Hospital, and their elder daughter Rajasree Sarker, 11.
Parshuram Police Station officer in-charge Rabiul Islam told Jago News that a tree branch fell on Krishna Rani and her elder daughter Rajasree in Sabbish Hazari area around 11 am, leaving them seriously injured.
Later, they were taken to Rangpur Community Medical College Hospital where they succumbed to their injuries, he said.
Krishna Rani's husband Brajendra Nath and younger daughter Shuvasree Sarker, 5, however, fortunately escaped the incident, the OC added.