Lightning strike kills 3 in Dhaka

Sun Online Desk

5th June, 2021 06:46:39 PM printer

Lightning strike kills 3 in Dhaka

Three people were killed in a lightning strike at Chowdhurypara of Malibagh in the capital on Saturday (June 5).

The deceased were known as Sabina, Jhuma and Abul Hossain.

Locals said, an electric wire from a poll fell into a roadside due to lightning this noon. The wire came into contact and electrocuted the three people. Later, the injured were sent to the hospital where duty doctor declared them dead.

Dhaka Medical College Hospital police outpost In-charge Md Bacchu Mia said, the bodies were kept at the hospital morgue.

Hatirjheel police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdur Rashid confirmed the matter to media.