Lightning kills one in Satkhira

25 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

SATKHIRA: A farmer was killed and another injured in a lightning strike at Jalalabad village in Kalaroa upazila here on Saturday morning, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Delwar Hossain, 30, son of Dukhe Dafadar of Ekhra village while the injured was Milon Hossain of Jalalabad village of the upazila.

Munirul Gias, officer-in-charge of Kalaroa Police Station, said a thunderbolt struck Delwar and Milon when they were planting Aman saplings in the field amid rain, leaving Delwar dead on the spot.

Injured Milon was admitted to Kalaroa Upazila Health Complex, he added.