Lightning strikes leave four farmers dead in Pabna

Published: June 14, 2019 19:46:56 | Updated: June 15, 2019 14:20:16

Four farmers have lost their lives to lightning strikes while working on the field in two Upazilas of Pabna.

The incidents occurred during a thunder shower on Friday afternoon, police said. 

Three nut farmers died on the spot after being struck by lightning at a field on a shoal at Notun Farenga in the Jamuna River, Bera Police Station OC Sayeed MKahmud said, reports bdnews24.com.

The dead are Abdul Mannan, Abdus Salam and Ansar Ali, aged between 30 and 35.

Bhangura Police Station OC Masud Rana said another farmer died from lightning strike at Bilpasha village during the rain.

He could not identify the victim immediately.

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