Lightning kills schoolboy while picking mangoes
Published: 08:56 PM, 1 June 2021 Updated: 08:58 PM, 1 June 2021
A schoolboy was killed in lightning strike at Araihazar upazila in Narayanganj. The incident took place at Dhandi village of Haijadi union of the upazila at 10 am on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Siam, son of Rommel Khan of the village and a ninth-grader at the local Burumdi High School.
According to family sources, Siam was picking mangoes from an orchard at the river bank near his house when lightning struck him. He was rushed to Jabed Ali Memorial Hospital first and later to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.