Lightning strike kills 3 teenagers on Eid day
Published: 12:10 PM, 3 May 2022 Updated: 06:23 PM, 3 May 2022
Three teenagers were killed by lightning strike while bathing at Kalihati in Tangail. Two others on the river bank were injured.
The incident took place at a river bank in Hatia area of Dashkia union of the upazila on Tuesday morning. They went there to take a bath.
The deceased have been identified as Arif, son of Rabiul of Hatia area of the upazila, Rafiq, son of Abdur Razzak and Faisal, son of Julhas of Dashkia Purbo Para village.
Confirming the matter, Dashkia UP chaiman Malek Bhuiyan said they went to bathe in the river in the morning before the Eid prayers. At that time, one person died on the spot when lightning struck. Four others were injured. Rafiq and Faisal died on the way to Tangail General Hospital. The bodies of the deceased have been brought home.