Couple killed by lightning in Pirojpur

Our Correspondent

8 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

PIROJPUR: A couple died by lightning strikes in Swarupkathi upazila of the district on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Abul Kalam Sheikh, 51, and his wife Jahanara Begum, 40, of Guarekha village.

Guarekha union chairman said thunderbolt struck the couple when they were repairing the tin-shed roof of their kitchen in the afternoon, leaving them dead on the spot.

Swarupkathi police station officer-in-charge (OC) Abir Md Hossain confirmed the matter.