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Madrasa boy killed by lightning strike in Moulvibazar

Published : Saturday, 6 June, 2020 at 9:59 PM  Count : 227
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A madrasa boy was killed by lightning strike in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Latifur Rahman, 14, seventh grader at Usman Ali Dakhil Madrasa. He was the son of Oli Mia, a resident of South Goler Haor village under Islampur union in the upazila.

Locals said thunderstorm struck him near the river Dhalai in the afternoon when he was cutting grass, leaving him critically injured.

He was rushed to Kamalganj Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead around 3:30 pm.

Islampur UP chairman Md Abdul Hannan confirmed the matter.

Kamalganj upazila project implementation officer (PIO) Mohammad Asaduzzaman said Tk 20,000 was donated to the victim family.


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