Three farmers were killed by separate lightning strikes in Kishoreganj district yesterday.
The deceased are: Shahid Mia, 42; Muzaffar Ali, 65; and Robiul Awal, 48. Officers-in-charge of Pakundia and Itna police stations confirmed the matter.
In Pakundia, Shahid and Chand Mia were struck while returning from a cropland. Shahid died on the spot, while Chand Mia was sent to Kishoreganj Sadar Hospital.
In Itna, Muzaffar and Robiul were killed while returning from a paddy field.