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2 killed by lightning in Cox's Bazar

  • Published at 01:07 pm August 6th, 2019
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Another person has been injured in the incident

Two children have been killed and one injured after being struck by lightning in Cox's Bazar. 

The incident took place in Shaplapur union of Maheshkhali upazila around 5:30pm on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Osman Goni, 13, and Sadia Akhter, 12. 

The injured, Saima Akhter, 10, was taken to Maheshkhali Health Complex for treatment.

Mohammad Hossain, a member of Shaplapur union parishad stated that the children were feeding cattle at Moulvikata area when a thunderbolt struck the trio, leaving two dead on spot and the other injured.