Tuesday, 3 October, 2023

Lightning strike kills 2 in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf

Two people died after being struck by lightning in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday.

The deceased were Rahmat Ullah, 40, son of Hamspara ward of Baharchhara union parishad and Helal Uddin, 20, son of Nurul Islam of Bainnapara.

Amzad Hossain Khokan, chairman of the UP, said Rahmat was hit by lightning on his way home from a field of betel leaf around 11am.

On the other hand, a thunderbolt struck Helal while collecting spawn from the sea beach in the morning, he said.

Md Abdul Halim, officer-in-charge of Teknaf police station, said police visited the spots.