Lightning kills 2 Sirajganj farmers
Two farmers were killed by lightning strikes in Shahjadpur and Ullapara upazilas in Sirajganj district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Nazrul Islam,45, from Soratoil area in Shahjadpur, and Atique Hasan,32, son of Alhaj Ali, from Koyra village in Ullapara upazila.
Shahjadpur UNO Shah Mohammad Shamsuzzoha said thunderstorm struck Nazrul in the afternoon when he was drying fodder near his house, leaving dead on the spot.
Atique died by lightning strikes when he was working in his land, said Ullapara police OC Deepok Kumar Das.