Woman, son killed by lightning strike
Published: 12:31 PM, 19 May 2019
A woman and her son were killed and three others injured when separate thunderbolt struck them at Karim Master para of Matiranga Upazila in Khagrachhari on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Ayesha Khatun, wife of Md. Abdul Khaleq, and her son Md. Abdul Momin.
Two of the injured are - Ayesha's daughter Aleya Begum and her son Md. Arafat Hossain. Remaining one is Rajia Khatun of Khedachara area. The injured were admitted at Upazila Helth Complex.
Local UP member Md. Abdul Jalil said that Ayesha and her son Momin was struck by the thunderbolt while they were taking preparation for Sehri and died on the spot and two others injured.
Meanwhile, Belchhari UP Chairman Md. Nazrul Islam said that Razia Khatun was injured when a thunderbolt struck her.
Matiranga police Station OC Md. Shamsuddin Bhuiyan confirmed the information.