Two die in lightning in Faridpur

Published: April 06, 2018 21:01:28 | Updated: April 07, 2018 16:51:00

Two people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Faridpur on Friday.

The deceased were identified as Hiro Bepari, 40, son of Rintu Bepari of Munshidangi and Bashar Molla, 35, son of Sohrav Molla of Bornirchar village in Boalmari upazila.

According to UNB, Hiro was hit by a thunderbolt while going to Goldangi for his business and died on the spot around 2pm.

In another incident, Bashar Molla was struck by the lightning while he was planting jute saplings in his land around 5pm, said Nasim Md Selim, chairman of Moyna union parishad.

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