Lightning kills 3
Three people were killed by lightning in Chapainawabganj and Jessore districts in the last two days. A man and a housewife were killed by lightning in Sadar and Shibganj upazilas of Chapainawabganj yesterday, reports our correspondent. The deceased are Abdul Khalek, 40, son of Amzad Ali of Char Bagdanga village in Sadar upazila, and Bulon Begum, 60, wife of Nazir Hossain of Telkupi village in Shibganj. Police said thunderbolts struck the duo when they were picking mangoes at orchards during rain. They died on the spot. Meanwhile, lightning killed a housewife at Kasta village in Keshabpur upazila of Jessore on Tuesday night, reports our Benapole corespondent. The deceased is Ruma Begum, 23, wife of Hafizur Rahman of the village.