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Lightning leaves two brothers dead in Sunamganj

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Two brothers died while another sustained injuries after being struck by lightning in Sunamganj district on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Khokon Mia and Jhilon Mia, residents of Bekhoijura village in Dharmapasha upazila, said Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Dharmapasha police station, reports UNB.

The tragedy occurred in the morning when the three brothers went to catch fish in Shaldigha Haor on a boat, said locals.

“Two brothers died on the spot and another was hurt. Locals later recovered the bodies,” said OC Mizanur.

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