Lightning kills two in two districts

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

LightningTwo people including a schoolgirl were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Kishoreganj and Brahmanabria districts on Tuesday.

In Kishoreganj, Swarupa Akter, 45, wife of a certain Omar Gazi of Samarchar village, was killed when a thunderbolt struck her at Ashtagram bazar in Astagram upazila around 8:00pm, reports UNB.

In Brahmanbaria, a schoolgirl was killed as a thunderbolt struck her when she went out during rain around 7:00am at Amtali village, said Bijoynagar police station officer-in-charge Ali Arshad.

The deceased is Nipa Akter, 16, daughter of one Abdul Latif of the village.

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