Lightning strikes kill 2 in Lakshmipur...

Lightning strikes kill 2 in Lakshmipur

 Lakshmipur Correspondent

 Published: 09:50 PM, 14 June 2022  

Lightning strikes kill 2 in Lakshmipur

Lightning strikes kill 2 in Lakshmipur

Two people were killed in separate lightning strikes in Raipur and Ramgati upazilas of Lakshmipur. The incidents took place on Tuesday (June 14) between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The deceased were identified as Abdul Aziz, 25, son of Hossain Ali of Charkachhia village in Dakshin Charbangshi union and Kalu Majhi, 60.

Aziz left home for work at the local Tunurchar around 11:30 am on Tuesday (June 14). On the way, lightning struck on him when he reached Meerhat Nayadag Mosque in Charkachhia area.

Raipur Police Station OC Shipon Barua said, "I have heard that one person has died by lightning. Police have been dispatched to the spot".

Another person named Kalu Majhi, a resident of Sonali village of in Alexander union of Ramgati upazila, died when he went fishing in a canal next to his house with a net around 2.30 pm.

Abdur Rashid, a member of Ward No. 1 of the Union Parishad, confirmed the death of the elder person.