Two die in lightning strikes in Bhola
Two people were killed and one injured in lightning strikes in two upazilas of Bhola district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Mamun, 18, son of Md Amzad Hossain; and Rafsan, 25, son of Abdul Hye, residents of Manpura upazila.
Monpura Police Station OC Md Shakwat Hossain said a thunderstorm struck on Mamun when he went to fishing in the Meghna River at noon, that left him critically injured.
He was taken to Manpura Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Borhanuddin Upazila Nirbahi officer Md Bashir Gazi said thunderstorm hit Rafsan while he was fishing in the river, leaving him dead on the spot.