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Lightning strikes kill farmer in Meherpur

  • Published at 04:59 pm July 30th, 2017
Lightning strikes kill farmer in Meherpur
A farmer was killed and another sustained injuries when a thunderbolt struck them at Komorpur village under Mujibnagar upazila of the district Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Billah Hossain, 42, son of Nur Mohammad of the same area and the injured was identified as Mukter Hossain. Mukter told the Dhaka Tribune that the lightning followed by a rainstorm hit the duo at about 10:30am when they were working at a field near their house, leaving them critically injured. They were sent to Meherpur General Hospital where Billah succumbed to his injuries.