The dead included five children and four women
Another injured is undergoing treatment at Kurigram Sadar Hospital
Although no fatalities or serious injuries have been reported, the Bootleg has destroyed at least 67...
Many others were left injured in the incident
Over 2,000 deaths from lightning from 2011-20
Nearly 2,900 people were killed by lightning in India in 2019
At least 30 people died from lightning strikes across Bangladesh since Friday
At least 1,164 deaths in lightning strikes from 2016-20
Over the past few weeks, dozens of people were killed in lightning strikes during storms or...
Lightning strikes are commonplace during monsoon in Bangladesh
The casualties include two children and three teenagers
Lightning strikes are commonplace during April-May in Bangladesh
India is home to nearly 30,000 elephants, around 60% of the wild Asian elephant population
Fakhrul and Fazlu died on the spot immediately after the incident and three others were injured
They were struck by lighting while harvesting paddy
The previous record for the longest detected distance for a single lightning flash was 321 kilometres,...
The deceased were identified as Sujon Bepari, 28, Babu Khan, 50 and Ripon Molla, 27
Most of the deceased were working in their fields at the time
Losses can be minimized by creating awareness, they said