Lightning kills siblings in Jessore

UNB . Jessore | Update:

Two siblings were killed and their mother sustained critical injuries after a lightning struck them at Paschimkota Baganchra village in Sharsha upazila on Saturday.

Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Sharsha police station, said the lightning struck Sofura Khatun, 22, and her brother Masudur Rahman, 13, daughter and son of Rezaul Islam of the village, while working at their yard, leaving them dead on the spot around 6:00pm.

Their mother Khadiza Khatun, 40, sustained critical injuries in this incident.

Later, local people took injured Khadiza Khatun to Navaron Hospital, OC added.

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