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Lightning strikes kill 2 in Kishoreganj

 Kishoreganj Correspondent

 Published: 07:57 PM, 12 June 2021  

Lightning strikes kill 2 in Kishoreganj

Lightning strikes kill 2 in Kishoreganj

Two people were killed in separate lightning strikes at Ashtagram in Kishoreganj. These incidents occurred on Friday night.

The deceased were identified as Mahbub Alam, son of Haji Shahjahan Mollah of Mollah Bari in Madhya Alinagar village of Deughar union of the upazila and fisherman Shihab, son of Abdur Rahman of Humayunpur Natun Hati.

Mahbul went to fetch cattle from Haor on Friday evening. On his way to Baghakanti Haor, he was struck by lightning and died. Upon receiving the news, the family members rescued Mahbul from Haor and took him to Astragram Upazila Health Complex where the doctor declared him dead.

Meanwhile, a fisherman named Shihab was killed in a lightning strike while fishing at Humayunpur Haor at Bajitpur at 12 midnight on the same day.

According to the family sources, Shihab went fishing at dead cannel between Savianagar and Humayunpur Haor of Deughar Union on Friday night. He died on the spot when lightning struck him. Two buffaloes also died in the haor area.

Astragram Police Station OC Mollah Kamrul Islam confirmed the deaths of the two.