Separate incidents kill two in the hill tract district
Lightning strikes have killed two people and left another injured in separate incidents at Bandarban’s Lama upazila.
The deceased have been identified as Md Enam, 50, and Shahid-ul-Islam, 22, of Bengali Para of Faitang ward No 9.
A streak of lightning struck them there around 11pm on Tuesday, leaving them dead on the spot.
Officer-in-Charge Md Alamgir of Lama police station confirmed the deaths.
OC Alamgir said the bodies of the deceased were recovered and handed over to their relatives.
At the same time, three cows of Basukumar Dey, a resident of Merakhola Hindu Para in Lama Sadar Union of the upazila, and one cow of Abdur Rahman, a resident of Merakhola Muslim Para, died by the lightning strike, according to locals.