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Lightning strikes kill fisherman in Nijhum Dwip

Published : Tuesday, 4 May, 2021 at 5:32 PM  Count : 146
Upazila Representative

A fisherman was killed and two others were injured by lightning strikes in Nijhum Dwip under Hatiya upazila of Noakhali district on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Mobarak Hossai,22, son of Ismail Hossain of ward 1 in Nijhum Dwip.

The injured are Md Iraq,17, and Ilyas,26. Both hail from ward 3 in the same area.

Locals said thunderbolt struck the trio when they were fishing in the River Meghna in the afternoon during heavy rain.

Nijhum Dwip ward 1 UP member Khabir Uddin said the injured were being given treatment locally.


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