Lightning strike kills 2 in Rajshahi


15th May, 2021 10:01:01 PM printer

Lightning strike kills 2 in Rajshahi

Two youths were killed by lightning strike at Taltoli in Bagmara upazila of Rajshahi district on Saturday.

The deceased were identified as Babu Islam, 17,and Rony Islam, 21.

Families of the deceased said a streak of lightning struck  the two youths while they were plucking mangoes , leaving them dead on the spot.

Officer-in-Charge of Durgapur police station Hasmat Ali said the bodies were handed over to their families.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mohsin Mridha said the families of the deceased will be provided with financial assistance from the administration.