Lightning kills father, son | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, July 17, 2019

Lightning kills father, son

An elderly man his son were killed and at least three others injured in lightning strike at Anandanagar village under Tribeni union in Shailakupa upazila of the district yesterday.

The deceased are Nur Islam, 62, and his son Khairul Islam, 38, hailing from Chatmohar upazila of Pabna.

Injured Nizam Uddin, 68, Dami Malitha, 50, and his cousin Sabbir Ahmed, 16, are now undergoing treatment at Kushtia Sadar Hospital.

Quoting locals, police said a thunderbolt struck the five while they were working at a paddy field at Anandanagar village amid rain around 3:30pm, leaving Nur and Khairul dead on the spot and injuring three others.

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