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Lightning kills five in Mymensingh

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 17th June, 2022 07:25:05 PM
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Lightning kills five in Mymensingh

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Five people, including three children, were killed in two separate lightning strikes in Mymensingh Sadar and Nandail upazilas.

The tragic incidents took place in Kushtia Union of Sadar and Gangail Union of Nandail on Friday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Abu Bakkar, 40, and Jahangir Alam, 30, farmers of Dori Kushtia village under Dari Kushtia union of Sadar upazila and Saeed Mia, 12, son of Shahidullah of Kankarhati village under Gangail union of Nandail upazila, Swadhin Mia, 11, son of Hadis Mia and Shaon (6), son of Billal Hossen.

Shah Kamal Akand, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kotwali Model Police Station in Mymensingh, confirmed that two farmers were killed in the lightning strike.