Fisherman killed by lightning

Published : 15 Jun 2021 08:52 PM

A fisherman named Alamgir Biswas, 48, was killed in a lightning strike at Gangamati Point on Kuakata beach while trying to catch shrimp. The incident took place at 8 am on Tuesday. 

When Alamgir died on the spot due to lightning, the locals rescued his body and handed it over to his family. Alamgir Biswas's house is in Mombipara village of Lata­chapali union.  

Confirming the matter, Latachapali Union Parishad chairman Anshar Uddin Mollah said Alamgir Biswas, son of late Aptar Ali Biswas of Mombipara village, was struck by lightning on Tuesday morning and was buried in his family cemetery.