Thunderbolts kill 10 in 3 dists

Staff Correspondent

21 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

At least 10 people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Chapainawabganj, Sylhet and Jamalpur districts on Thursday.

In Jamalpur, at least six people were killed in lightning strikes at separate places in Islampur upazila in the district. 

The deceased were Enamul Haque, Kala Sheikh, Shahjahan , Billal, Mohijal and Zaveb Mia.

Three people died at Taltola Bridge of Prathorshi union, one at Batikamari, one at Gaibandha and one at Shapdhori area of the upazila, local sources said.

Islampur Upazila UNO SM Mazharul Islam said five people were killed in lightning strikes in the upazila.

In Chapainawabganj, at least three people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in the afternoon.

The deceased are Rahima, Marufa and Jalal. Among them, Rahima is a child.

 


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