Lightning strike kills man in Kurigram
A man was killed in a lightning strike at Ulipur upazila in Kurigram district on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased was Shahidul Islam, 45, a resident of Ramdas Dhaniram Kanipara village under Ulipur municipality.
According to local sources, Shahidul Islam was working in a field next to his house. At that time, a lightning struck on him , leaving critically injured.
Locals rescued him and rushed to Ulipur Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Mouni Sen Gupta, doctor on duty in the emergency department of the hospital, confirmed the matter.