4 killed by lightning in Faridpur

United News of Bangladesh . Faridpur | Published: 01:17, Jun 19,2017 | Updated: 01:20, Jun 19,2017

 
 

Four people, including three members of a family, were killed by a lightning strike at Mathabhanga of Charbhadrasan upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Sheikh Arjan, 45, his wife Anwara Begum, 35, and their daughter Bithi Akter, 15, of village Kuparam of Sadarpur upazila, and Billal Molla, 40, son of Jamir Molla of village Mathabhanga of Charbhadrasan.
Local people said that a thunderbolt struck the four people while they were harvesting nuts in a field at about 4:00pm, 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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