A nine year old schoolgirl has been killed being electrocuted at Batrish area in Kishoreganj township at 11am on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Shila Akter, daughter of Saudi expatriate Omar Faruk of Ashutia Union under Pakundia upazila of the district. She was a third grader at Lysium Kinder garden school.
Locals said she was electrocuted when she was caught by the electric wire while she was playing in the rooftop.
Later, the family members informed the fire service seeing her electrocuted.
When the fire service personnel rushed her to Kishoreganj general hospital after rescuing, the duty doctor declared her dead.
Officer-in-charge (OC) Mir Mosharraf Hossain of Kishoreganj Sadar Model Police Station confirmed the incident.