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3 of a family among 4 killed by lightning in Faridpur

Sun Online Desk     18th June, 2017 09:16:42 printer

3 of a family among 4 killed by lightning in Faridpur

Four people, including three members of a family, were killed by a lightning strike at Mathabhanga in Charbhadrasan upazila of Faridpur district on Sunday.

 

The deceased were identified as Sheikh Arjan, 45, his wife Anwara Begum, 35, and their daughter Bithi Akter, 15, of Kuparam village in Sadarpur upazila, and Billal Molla, 40, son of Jamir Molla of Mathabhanga village in Charbhadrasan upazila.

 

Locals said a thunderbolt struck the four people while they were harvesting nuts from a field around 4 pm, leaving the three family members dead on the spot and Billal injured.

 

Billa was taken to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead, said Ram Prashad Bhakta, officer-in-charge of Charbhadrasan Police Station.

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