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Three killed in lightning strikes in Magura

  • Published at 05:01 pm May 16th, 2020
Lightening
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Lightning strikes and rain occured between the afternoon to evening on Friday

Three people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Magura on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Kausar Sheikh, 65, Mizanur Rahman, 55, and Tania Begum, 35.

In Mohammadpur upazila, Kausar was conducting maintenance work on his house in Shurjakundu village when a sudden thunderstorm started. He was severely injured when a lightning bolt hit him, said the victim's family.

His family took him to Mohammadpur Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor Kazi Abu Ahsan declared him dead.

In Sadar upazila, a lightning bolt hit Tania and killed her on the spot, when she was on her way to a field to meet her husband, according to her family members.

In Shalikha upazila, Mizanur was cutting paddy when a lightning bolt hit him and killed him on the spot, said Mizaur's family.

Magura Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Tarikul Islam confirmed the deaths.


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