Lightning kills 2 kids
Two minor boys were killed in a lightning strike at Sardarpara village in Melandah upazila of the district yesterday. The deceased is Abdul Alim, 10, son of Ramjan Ali, and Raihan, 6, son of Fulu Mia, of the village. Locals and victims' family members said a streak of thunderbolts struck the two boys while they were playing in a field during rain around 3:00pm, leaving them seriously injured. Villagers took them to Melandah Upazila Health Complex where the doctors declared them dead, Kishmat Pasha, chairman of Nangla union parishad said.