Lightning strike kills farmer in Nilphamari

Published: September 23, 2017 13:58:56 | Updated: October 24, 2017 07:40:56


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A farmer was killed in a lightning strike at South Balapara village under Dimla upazila of Nilphamari district on Saturday morning.

The deceased, Goljar Hossain (34) was a son of Ansar Ali who is a resident of the same area, according to BSS.

Jahurul Islam, Chairman of Balapara union parishad said a thunderbolt struck Hossain while he was catching fish in a swamp near his house, leaving him spot dead.

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