2 fishermen killed by lightning strike in Cumilla

Sun Online Desk

25th May, 2021 03:17:32 PM printer

2 fishermen killed by lightning strike in Cumilla

Two fishermen were killed and two others injured by lightning strike in Homna upazila of Cumilla on Monday night.

The deceased were identified as Alamgir Hossain, 35, son of Afaj Uddin and Bitu, 14, son of Nepal Chandra Das, both of them hailing from Jagonnathkandi village at Mathabhanga union in the upazila.

Md Abul Kayes, officer-in-charge (OC) of Homna police station, said thunderbolts hit the victims when they were fishing in Kathalia river at 10:30pm, leaving the duo dead on the spot and two others injured.

The injured are being treated at a local hospital.


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