A worker of Palli Bidyut Samity was killed by lightning at Boro Pukurpar area in Bijoynagar upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam, 35, a line man of Suhilpur Palli Bidyut office and hailing from Chouddagram upazila of Cumilla district.
Locals said Saiful fell from the electric poll after being hit by a lightning bolt in the afternoon, reports UNB.
Later, he was taken to the Bijoynagar Upazila Health Complex where the doctors declared him dead, said Ali Arshad, officer-in-charge of Bijoynagar Police Station.
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