Three people, including a woman were killed by seperate lightning in the district on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Surma Khatun of Dhaki union in Mithamoin upazila, Manik Mia, resident of Anwarpur village of Taraila Dhola union in Itna upazila and Rifat Mia of Karbalahati village of Aushtogram upazila.
In Mithamoin upazila, Surma Khatun was struck by lightning on the way while she was coming from cropland.
In Itna upazila, Manik Mia was struck by lightning while he was cutting paddy at Thaneswar Haor.
In Aushtogram upazila, Rifat Mia was killed by lightning while he was returning home after cutting paddy as a thunderbolt hit him..