Lightning kills 2 in Rangpur
Two people were killed and three others injured by lightning in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur yesterday morning.
The deceased, Sumon Mia, 25, son of Mofazzal Hossain, and Abdur Razzak, 30, son of Abdul Matin, were residents of Arifpur village in the upazila.
Locals and witnesses said a thunderbolt struck five people while they were working in paddy field at the village around 9:00am, leaving them seriously injured.
Later, they were rushed to Pirganj Upazila Health Complex where the doctors declared the duo dead, Officer-in-Charge Rezaul Karim of Pirganj Police Station said.