BAGERHAT: A fisherman was killed in a lightning strike at Mollahat in the district on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Prakash Biswas, 34, son of Binoy Biswas of Munijila village under same upazila of Bagerhat district.
According to locals, Prakash Biswas and his wife were working near their pond when it suddenly started raining. Though his wife took shelter in the house, Prakash kept working and got struck by lightning.
He was rushed to Mollahat Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.