Monday, 2 October, 2023

9 students injured by lightning strike in Kurigram

Nine students of Chakirpasha Islamia Dakhil Madrasha were injured by lightning in Rajarhat upazila of Kurigram district on Monday.

The injured are Abdur Razzaque, Nazmin Nahar, Sumaiya, Roksana, Afroza, Nirma, Ali Raz, Farzana and Sanzida.

Quoting Manik Mia, superintendent of the madrasha, Abdullah Hil Zaman, officer-in-charge of Rajarhat Police Station, said a streak of thunderbolt struck nine students of the madrasha while they were sitting in their tin-shed classroom in the afternoon amid rain, leaving them injured.

Later, they were taken to the Rajarhat Upazila Health Complex for treatment.