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Lightning strikes kill two fishermen in Kishoreganj

Published : Wednesday, 4 August, 2021 at 6:37 PM  Count : 298
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Lightning strikes kill two fishermen in Kishoreganj

Lightning strikes kill two fishermen in Kishoreganj

Two fishermen were killed and two others injured by lightning strikes at Nikli upazila in Kishoreganj district early Wednesday. 

The deceased were identified as Jalhu Miah, 50, a resident of Shohormul Auliabhita village under Karpasha union, and Shafiqul, 35, son of KIhelu Miah of Shohormul Gachhgaria Hati under the same union, in the upazila.

The injured are Kamrul, 35, and Motaleb, 45, of the same area.

Locals said thunderbolt struck the them when they were fishing in Boro Haor at about 1:00pm during heavy rain, leaving them injured.

The injured were taken to Nikli Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared the duo dead. 

Nikli Police Station officer in-charge Shamsul Alam Siddiqi confirmed the matter. 

LR/MUS

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