Two sisters were killed and two other children were injured by lightning strike at Kamalganj Upazila in Moulvibazar on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Sadia Begum (10) a class four student of Maijgaon Govt Primary School, and Munni Begum (4), daughters of Junayed Mia, a resident of Patanushar village in Kamalganj Upazila.
The incident occurred around 9:00 am at Women Madrasha in Patanushar.
The injured were Nahida Begum (6) and Tania Begum (4) daughters of Akhlus Mia of the same area.
Acting Chairman of Patanushar Union Narayan Mallick Sagar said the lightning struck while the children were playing in front of Patanushar Women Madrasha, leaving the four children critically injured.
The injured were immediately taken to Hospital where duty doctor declared Sadia and Munni dead.
The Upazila administration gave Tk 20 thousands to the deceased family for their burial, the Chairman said.