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Lightning kills two in Natore


By BSS
Published : 04 Aug 2022 09:59 PM

A man and his grandson were killed in lightning strike while fishing in Hiala beel of Chowgram union in Singra upazila of the district last night.

The deceased were identified as Jamir Sheikh, 70, and his grandson Pappu Hossain, 12. They are the residents of Boro Chowgram area of the upazila. Jamir Sheikh and his grandson were killed in lightning strike when they went to Hiala beel of Chowgram union for fishing amid slight rains last afternoon.

Chowgram union parishad chairman Md Zahidul Islam confirmed the incident to BSS.

Family members recovered their bodies from the beel around 10pm, the chairman added.