BANDARBAN: Two members of a family were killed by a lightning strike in Lama Upazila of the district Monday night.
The deceased are Md Enam, 44 and his nephew Md Shahid, 19.
They used live in a bamboo house built on a tree to guard their crops.
A streak of lightning struck them there around 11 pm, leaving them dead on the spot.
At the same time, three cows of Basukumar Dey, a resident of Merakhola Hindu Para in Lama Sadar Union of the upazila and one cow of Abdur Rahman, a resident of Merakhola Muslim Para died by the lightning strike, he added.
Officer-in-charge of Lama police station Mohammad Alamgir said the bodies of the deceased were recovered and handed over to their relatives.