Lightning kills two workers in Naogaon

19 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Naogaon: Two workers were killed after being struck by lightning in Porsha upazila on Friday afternoon, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Hasan Ali, 30, son of Motiur Rahman of Ganair village of the upazila; and Shafinur Islam, 28, son of Azad Hossain from Bitlitola village of Chapainawabganj’s Shibganj upazila.

Hasan and Shafinur were working in a paddy field. They were killed on the spot around 5:30pm, said Shahinur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Porsha police station.

Another worker was injured in the lightning strike. He is being treated at Porsha Upazila Health Complex.