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6 killed in lightning in 4 districts

Sun Online Desk     20th April, 2017 10:37:47 printer

6 killed in lightning in 4 districts

 

Six people were killed in lightning in Kishoreganj, Sylhet, Sherpur and Gaibandha districts on Wednesday.

 

Four people also were injured during the thunderbolt.

 

In Kishoreganj, three people, including a woman, were killed by lightning in three upazilas. Two people were injured during the lightning.

 

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.

 

Locals said the incident occurred while they went to cut paddy in Haor.

 

In Sylhet, thunderbolt hit a farmer while he went to cut paddy at Muktarpur Haor of Osmani Nagar.

Two people also were injured during lightning.

 

The deceased was identified as Suruj Ali, 35 and son of late Aftab Ali of Tilpara village.

 

In Sherpur, a farmer was struck by lightning at Gandhigaon area of Jhinaigati upazila.

 

The deceased was identified as Azizul Haque, 65 and son of late Lashkar Ali.

 

In Gaibandha, a housewife Rahela Begum, 28, was killed by lightning  at Kameravita village of Chandipur union in Sundarganj upazila.


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