Lightning strikes kill 7 farmers in Netrokona...

Dhaka, Tuesday   15 June 2021

Lightning strikes kill 7 farmers in Netrokona

 Netrokona Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:03 PM, 18 May 2021  

Lightning strikes kill 7 farmers in Netrokona

Lightning strikes kill 7 farmers in Netrokona

Seven farmers were killed and nine others injured in lightning strikes while working in a haor in three upazilas of Netrokona. Of them, two were killed in Kendua upazila while two in Madan and three in Khaliajuri.

Among the injured, five people were in Khaliajuri and four in Madan. The incident took place around 3:15 pm on Tuesday.

The dead farmers are Md. Bayazid Mia, of  Bairati village of Paikura union of Kendua upazila, Md. Fazlur Rahman, of Kundli village of Kandiura union,  Achek Mia son of Khelu Fakir of Jagannathpur village of Mendipur union of Khaliajuri upazila, Bipul Mia son of Amir Sarkar of the same village, Monir Hossain son of Manjurul Haque of Batuail village, Hafeez Mohammad son of late Abdul Quader of West Fatehpur village of Madan upazila. Sharif and Maulana Atabur Rahman, son of the late Abdul Mannaf of the same village. 

The identities of the injured could not be known immediately.

Netrokona Superintendent of Police Akbar Ali Munshi confirmed the death of seven people in lightning strikes.

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