A woman and her son were killed and her brother was injured as a wall of a water tank collapsed on them in Narsinghapur Banglabazar area of Savar's Ashulia early Monday.
The deceased were garment worker Selima Begum and her son Siyam Hossain, from Kamaliapara area under Saghata thana in Gaibandha district. They used to live in the rented house of Nur Mohammad Palwan in the area.
Police and fire service officials said that the wall of the water tank collapsed on them around 5:00am, leaving Selima and her 10-year old boy dead on the spot and her brother Tutul injured.
The injured was admitted to Orthopedic hospital.