NARAYANGANJ, May 31: Three persons, including a child, have died in a septic tank in Narayanganj.
Sonargaon Police Station Officer-in-Charge Manjur Kader said the incident occurred in Nanakhi area of Sadipur Union on Sunday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Sabbir, 10, Shahjalal, 25, and Sabbir's uncle Osman, 36.
Sonargaon Police Inspector Harunur Rashid said Sabbir was plucking mangoes from a tree in the area.
He went into the 16-foot deep septic tank when some mangoes fell in it.
Osman descended into the tank when his nephew failed to emerge after some time.
Shahjalal followed Osman when he shouted for help, the inspector said.
Police suspect that the three died from inhaling poisonous gas in the tank. ?bdnews24.com