Monday, 29 May, 2023

Lightning strike kills 3 in Magura

MAGURA: Three people were killed in a lightning strike in Sreepur upazila of the district on Wednesday, reports BSS.

The deceased were identified as Nizam Sheikh, 60, Mohammad Ali Biswas, 50, and Shahadat Ali, 60. Nizam Sheikh and Shahadat Ali were the residents at Char Chaugacha village in Sreepur Upazila while Mohammad Ali Biswas was a resident in Rajbari district.

Local people said Nizam Sheikh, Mohammad Ali and Shahadat Ali were struck by a thunderbolt at around 330pm during rain in a crop’s field in Char Chaugacha village area. They were brought at Sreepur Upazila Health Complex where the duty doctor pronounced them dead.