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3 farmers killed by lightning strike in Sylhet

3 farmers killed by lightning strike in Sylhet

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SYLHET: A lightning strike killed three farmers at Dhupri Haor in Fenchuganj upazila on Tuesday, reports UNB.

The deceased are - Jitu Mia, son of Tajmul Ali of Fenchuganj upazila; Rajon Mia, son of Moikandar Ali, and Anwar Hossain of Gopalganj upazila.

The lightning struck around 11am when the farmers were working at a field, killing them on the spot, said Abul Bashar Mohammad Badruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Fenchuganj Police Station.