Lightning kills 3 in 3 districts

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 00:05, May 17,2018 | Updated: 00:25, May 17,2018

 
 

Three people, including a schoolgirl, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Khulna, Kishoreganj and Brahmanabria on Wednesday and Tuesday.
In Khulna, a man was killed as thunderbolt struck him while he was catching fish in a water body in the rain at Lakhohati Uttar Beel in Digholia upazila around 8:00am on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Majibur Rahman, 50, of village Lakhohati Uttar, said Barakpur union parishad chairman Gazi Zakir Hossain.
In Kishoreganj, a housewife named Swarupa Akter, 45, wife of Omar Gazi of village Samarchar, was killed when a thunderbolt hit her at Ashtagram bazar in Astagram upazila around 8:00pm.
In Brahmanbaria, a schoolgirl was killed when a thunderbolt struck her after she went outside in the rains around 7:00am at village Amtali, said Bijoynagar police station officer-in-charge Ali Arshad.
The deceased was identified as Nipa Akter, 16, daughter of Abdul Latif of the village.

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