Lightning kills two in Sherpur

Sun Online Desk

10th October, 2016 10:55:26 printer

Lightning kills two in Sherpur

Two people were killed in two separate incidents of lightning strike in Jhinaigati upazila on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Sada Miah, 37, son of late Siddik Ali Geda Miah of South Dariarpar village, and Basiruddin Mondal, 60, son of late Kasimuddin Mondal of Darikalinagar village in the upazila, reports UNB.

Officer-in-charge of Jhinaigati Police Station Mizanur Rahman said a streak of lighting struck Sada Miah as he was returning home from Dhanshail Bazar amid thunder shower in the evening, leaving him dead on the spot.

In another incident, Basiruddin was injured as a thunderbolt hit him while he was working in a field in the evening.

Later, he was rushed to Jhinaigati Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.