Woman, son killed by lightning strike in Khagrachhari

20 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

KHAGRACHHARI: A woman and her son were killed after being struck by a lightning at Masterpara in Bornal union of Matiranga upazila early Sunday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Ayesha Khatun, 55 and her son Mohammad Momin, 22. Her daughter and grandson were also injured.

Shamsuddin Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Matiranga Police Station, said that a thunderbolt hit them while they were preparing for sehri, killing Ayesha and Momin on the spot.