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2 killed in lightning strike in Thakurgaon

  • Published at 05:06 pm May 25th, 2018

Another person is also injured in the incident

At least two persons have been killed in lightning strike in Thakurgaon. 

The deceased were identified as Mainuddin, 26, and Sarifun, 40. 

Injured Naimuddin is the brother of Mainuddin. 

Confirming the incident, Thakurgaon’s Dangipara Union Parishad Chairman Moniruzzaman Moni said the lightning struck at Sarifun’s house where the two siblings had taken shelter adjacent to a paddy field due to inclement weather.

The siblings and Sarifun were severely injured after being hit by the lightning. They were rushed to Ranisankail Upazila Health Complex hospital where doctors declared Mainuddin and Sarifun dead.

Naimuddin was later shifted to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital.