Lightning kills fisherman in Kutubdia
Published: 03:21 PM, 4 May 2022
Lightning kills fisherman in Kutubdia; File Photo
A prisoner named Mohammad Atiq was killed in a lightning strike at Kutubdia in Cox's Bazar. The incident took place in Chander Ghona area of Uttar Dhurung UP around 10:30 am on Wednesday.
Deceased Atiq is the son of Mohammad Yusuf of the area. He is a fisherman by profession.
It is learned that Atiq left home in the morning for fishing in the sea by trawler. It was raining heavily at that time. He was injured in a lightning strike while crossing the embankment adjacent to Moon Ghona in North Dhurung Union. Later, the locals rescued him and took him to Kutubdia Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor declared him dead.
Kutubdia police officer in charge (OC) Omar Haider said a prisoner was killed in a lightning strike in Chander Ghona area of Uttar Dhurung Union in the morning. The body has been handed over to relatives.
Earlier in the day, a salt farmer was killed and another injured in a lightning strike at Natun Mahal area of Chaufaldandi union in Cox's Bazar Sadar upazila.