Lightning kills farmer in Kurigram
Published: 09:09 PM, 17 September 2021
Lightning kills farmer in Kurigram; File Photo
An 18-year-old farmer was killed in a lightning strike at Gaynar Patal area of Nayarhat union in Chilmari upazila in Kurigram.
The incident took place on Friday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Moin Ali, 18, son of Shukkur Ali of Char Bazar area of Nayarhat union of the upazila.
Nayarhat UP member Ainul Islam said Moin Ali was planting almond seeds in the afternoon. At that time a lightning struck him. He was later rescued by locals and taken to the Upazila Health Complex where he duty doctor declared him dead.