Mother, son killed in lightning strike in Gaibandha

Published: May 02, 2018 10:27:14 | Updated: May 02, 2018 16:01:53

A woman and her son were killed in lightning in a paddy field at Jumarbari area under Shaghata upazila in the district on Tuesday around 2 pm while they were having meal there.

Family sources said farmer Salam Miah along with his two sons-Sohel Rana and Abu Tarek was cutting Boro paddy in the field.

Around 2 pm in the afternoon, Bilkis Begum, wife of Salam Miah, brought meal for her husband and two sons and they were taking meal beside the paddy field.

At that moment, the thunderbolt hit them leaving Bilkis Begum and her son Sohel Rana dead on the spot and her other son Abu Tarek and a neighbour injured seriously.

Later, the injured were rushed to Shaghata Upazila Health Complex immediately, reports BSS.

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