Lightning strike leaves two farmers dead in Pirojpur

Published: August 29, 2017 16:47:40 | Updated: October 24, 2017 07:50:19

Two farmers died in lightning strike at Ataurkhali village in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur on Tuesday.


The deceased were identified as Jahangir Hossain, 30, son of Moyenuddin Khan and Nasiruddin Hawlader, 32, son of Abdus Sattar of the village, reports UNB.


Kamruzzaman Talukder, officer-in-charge of Bhandaria Police Station, said that the lightning struck them while they were working in their paddy field around 10.30 am, leaving duo dead on the spot.

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