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Two Rohingyas killed by lightning in Cox’s Bazar

  • Our Correspondent
  • 3 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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COX’S BAZAR: Two Rohingyas were killed and three others were injured by lightning strike at Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar district on Thursday morning.

The deceased were identified as Mohammad Harej, 35, son of Jamal Hossain of Camp no2 Ease and Najimul Hasan, 25, son of Mohammad Hashem of Camp no 8 at Balukhali Camp in the upazila.

Armed Battelion Police 14 said they came to their in-laws at Camp no 17 yesterday and stayed there at night. They were killed there by lightning strike this morning.

Ishtiaque Shahriar, in-charge (Senior Assistant Secratary) of Camp no 17 Balukhali, said the bodies were recovered and the injured are under treatment in local Malaysia Field Hospital.