Two schoolboys were killed by a lightning strike at Shibnagar village in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga district on Friday night.
The deceased were identified as Mamun,12, son of Matiar Rahman, and Tamim,10, son of Atiar Rahman, both residents of the village.
Officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Model Police Station Abu Jihad said Mamun and Tamim were struck by a streak of lightning while the duo was catching fish in Mendar Beel (water body) along with Tamim’s father Atiar and his neighbour Ramjan Ali amid drizzle.
Mamun and Tamim died on the spot while Atiar and his neighbour Ramjan Ali were injured, reports unb.
The injured were rushed to Mujibnagar Upazila Health Complex of Meherpur district.