Tuesday, 30 November, 2021
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3 killed by lightning strike in Jamalpur

Three people in Jamalpur’s Islampur upazila  were killed by lightning strike.on Sunday afternoon

The incident occurred at around 3 pm in the Kandarchar village of the upazila.

The deceased were identified as Sundar Ali Sarder, 65, son of  Bhola Sarder; his grandson Rafiq Sarder, 14, and Mosharraf Hossain, 25, son of Mofazzal Hossain, all from Kandarchar.

It was learned that they were working in the field when they were struck by a thunderbolt, and Sundar Ali died on the spot.

Critically injured Rafiq died at Kandarchar Hospital Complex, and Mosharraf was referred to Jamalpur Sadar Hospital but died on the way there, according to the OC of Islampur Police Station Mazedur Rahman.