Tuesday, 16 July, 2024, Reg No- 06
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Lightning strikes kill two people in Gaibandha

Published : Friday, 17 May, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 136

GAIBANDHA, May 16: Two people were killed and two others injured after being struck by thunderbolts in Saghata and Sadar upazilas of the district on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Ful Mia, 33, son of Shamser Ali, a resident of Mistripara area under Ramchandrapur Union in Sadar upazila, and Shipon Mia, 18, son of Mokhles Mia of Beltoil Village under Saghata Upazila in the district.
In Sadar Upazila, lightning struck on Ful Mia when he along with his father and brother was working in a paddy field, which left Ful Mia dead on the spot and the two others critically injured.
Confirming the matter, Ramchandrapur Union Parishad (UP) Member Abdus Samad Mia said the injured were rescued and taken to Gaibandha Sadar Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Shipon Mia was critically injured after being struck by thunderbolt while he was working in a paddy field in Saghata Upazila, said Shefali Begum, panel chairman of Muktinagar UP.
Locals rescued him, but he died on the way to a nearby hospital, the UP panel chairman added.

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