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Lightning kills 4 in 3 districts

Sun Online Desk     26th April, 2018 09:57:45 printer

Lightning kills 4 in 3 districts

Four people, including a woman, were killed in separate lighting strikes in Jamalpur, Jashore and Sirajganj districts on Thursday.


In Jamalpur, two people were killed as they were struck by lightning in separate incidents in Melandaha upazila.


A thunderbolt bore down on Shovajan, 55, wife of Moraduzzaman, when she went to collect firewood outside her house at Bir Hatiza village amid rain in the afternoon.


In Gozamanika village of the upazila, farmer Farid, 30, died when lightning struck him as he was harvesting paddy.


In Mohanpur village of Sirajganj Sadar upazila, Habibur Rahman Habib, 28, son of Azizul Haque, was severely injured when a thunderbolt fell on him while collecting grass at Jamunar char.


Later, he died on the way to hospital.


In Chougachha upazila of Jashore, a thunderbolt claimed the life of a farmer, Fazlul Haque Thandu, 38, son of Sirajul Islam of Purahuda village, as he was working in a paddy field in the afternoon.


Source: UNB