School teacher dies in lightning strike in Manikganj
A school teacher was killed in lightning strike at Sadar upazila in Manikganj district on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Md Jahangir Alam, an assistant teacher at Poura Model Government Primary School. He was the son of Md Jasim Uddin, a resident of Malancha area in the upazila.
Headmistress of the school Parveen Aktar said a thunderbolt struck Jahangir when was processing paddy at his house premises at noon, leaving him critically injured.
He was taken to Manikganj District Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.