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Lightning strike kills mother, son in Khagrachhari

Published: May 19, 2019 14:52:11 | Updated: May 20, 2019 14:57:46


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A woman and her son were killed after being struck by a thunderbolt at Masterpara in Bornal union of Matiranga upazila of Khagrachhari early Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Ayesha Khatun, 55 and her son Mohammad Momin, 22. Her daughter and grandson were also injured, reports UNB.

Shamsuddin Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Matiranga Police Station, said that a thunderbolt hit them while they were preparing for sehri, killing Ayesha and Momin on the spot.

Aleya Khatun and her son Arafat Hossain were also injured.

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