One killed and two injured in Ghatail lightning strike
Published: 07:58 PM, 13 July 2020
A madrasa student named Shanta Akhter has been killed in a lightning strike at Ghatail in Tangail. The incident took place at Porabari village in Deulabari UP of the upazila.
Shanta Akter is the daughter of Md. Abdur Razzak of Porabari.
Two others were also seriously injured in the incident. They are Md. Russell Mia, son of Md. Abdul Alim and Farida Akhter, daughter of Farhad Mallick.
It is learned that at around 3pm, two people went fishing on a banana raft. One of them got into the water but Shanta Akhter was on the raft. Shanta Akhter died on the spot in the sudden lightning strike. Russell Mia and Farida Akhter, who standing on the street, were seriously injured.
When the locals rescued them and took them to the hospital, the doctor declared Shanta dead. The other two are undergoing treatment.