Monday, 29 May, 2023

Lightning strike kills youth in Kishoreganj

KISHOREGANJ: A youth was killed in a lightning strike at Pakundia upazila in Kishoreganj district on Thursday night.

The dead was Mehedi Hasan, 20, son of Mokbul Hossain, a resident of Jangalia village of the upazila.

Local UP chairman Bulbul Ahmed said the young man was returning home from his shop at Natun Bazar at around 11pm. At that time, a sudden lightning struck on him. He died on the spot.

On information, police recovered the body form the spot on Friday morning, said Pakundia Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Sarwar Jahan.