Lightning kills two in Kishoreganj, B’baria
16 May 2018, 11:59
Dhaka: Two people including a schoolgirl were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Kishoreganj and Brahmanabria on Tuesday.
In Kishoreganj, a housewife named Swarupa Akter, 45, wife of Omar Gazi of Samarchar village, was killed when a thunderbolt hit her at Ashtagram bazar in Astagram upazila around 8:00pm.
In Brahmanbaria, a schoolgirl was killed as a thunderbolt struck her when she went out from her home during rain around 7:00am at Amtali village, said Ali Arshad, officer-in-charge of Bijoynagar Police Station.
The deceased was identified as Nipa Akter, 16, daughter of Abdul Latif of the village.