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Lightning strike in Satkhira kills farmer

Published: August 24, 2019 11:57:38 | Updated: August 26, 2019 11:40:36


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A farmer was killed and another injured in a lightning strike at Jalalabad village in Kalaroa upazila of Satkhira district on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Delwar Hossain, 30, son of Dukhe Dafadar of Ekhra village while the injured was Milon Hossain of Jalalabad village of the upazila, reports UNB.

Munirul Gias, officer-in-charge of Kalaroa Police Station, said a thunderbolt struck Delwar and Milon when they were planting Aman saplings in the field amid rain, leaving Delwar dead on the spot.

Injured Milon was admitted to Kalaroa Upazila Health Complex, the OC said.

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