NATORE, Apr 4: A schoolboy was killed, and two others were injured as lightning struck them on the Gouripur High School playground under Lalpur upazila here on Sunday noon. The victims were playing football at that time.
The deceased was identified as Sohag, 16, son of Dulal Ali of Gouripur village and a student of Class X at Gouripur High School.
The injured - Imran, 22, son of Bappi Beg, and Raja, 14, son of Harunur Rashid of the village were admitted to Lalpur Upazila Health Complex.
Local MP and Vice-President of district Awami League Advocate Abul Kalam Azad expressed deep shock and sympathy to the victims' families at the incident.