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Two killed in Satkhira lightning

District Correspondent |
Inserted: 19:15, Tuesday 12 September 2017

Two killed in Satkhira lightning - National

Satkhira: Two people were killed as separate lightning incidents took place at Tuardanga and Kadakati villages in Ashasuni upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Bhajhari Mandol, 50, son of late Mangal Mandol of Tuardanga village and Jahangir Hossain, 34, of Kadakati village of the upazila.

Officer-in-charge of Ashasuni Police Station Shahidul Islam said a thunderbolt struck Bhajhari around 6:00am while he was going outside for working, leaving him dead on the spot.

Besides, another thunderbolt hit Jahangir Hossain while he was fishing in his enclosure, leaving him dead on the spot.

Later, locals recovered the bodies, the OC added.

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