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Lightning kills 3 in Cumilla

  • Published at 06:13 pm April 18th, 2018
Lightning kills 3 in Cumilla
Three people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Debidwar and Daudkandi upazilas of Cumilla on Tuesday. Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi police station, said Rufia Begum, 60, wife of Siddique Mia of Gouripur union in Daudkandi upazila was killed after being hit by a thunderbolt while working at a filed in the evening. Besides, Azmeri Begum, 42, wife of Shamsul Haq Bhuiya of Goalmari union, was killed by lightning strike while serving water to her cattle. In Debidwar upazila, Majibur Rahman Maju, 55, of Madhumura area was killed after being hit by a thunderbolt while working at his paddy field, said Hakim Khan, chairman of Dakkhin Gunaighar union.