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Lightning kills five in Satkhira

Satkhira Correspondent
|  28 Jun 2019, 00:00 | Update : 28 Jun 2019, 18:26
Lightning kills five in Satkhira
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Five people including three of a family were killed by lightning at Kaliganj and Ashashuni upazilas in Satkhira district.

They were killed by lightning at 10 am and 11 am at Ratanpur under Kaliganj upazila and at Budhhata under Ashashuni upazila respectively.

According to local sources, lightning occurred in the house of Adam Ali at Garaimahal village under Kaliganj upazila during the time of raining at around 11 am. At that time Adam Ali’s two sons and daughter in law were in the tin shade house. They died on the spot.

The deceased are- Al Amin (22), his brother Rabiul (20) and Al Amin’s  wife Sabina Aketr (18).

Inspector (investigation) of Kaliganj police station SM Azizur Rahman confirmed the matter.

Nearly at the same time a farmer named Munsur Gazi (50) from Bijoy Nagar village died by lightning.

On the other hand, a youth named Jewel Hosen (24) was killed by lightning at Madra village under Ashashuni upazila. Officer in Charge of Ashashuni police station confirmed the information.


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