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12:00 AM, March 28, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 28, 2019

Lightning kills two

Two farmers were killed in lightning strikes in Kishoreganj and Manikganj yesterday.

Shahid Mia, 45, and Chand Mia, 65, of Kishoreganj's Pakundia municipality, were critically injured when a lightning hit them, reports our Mymensingh correspondent.

The incident took place when they were working in their farmland around 1:00pm, said locals.

They were rushed to Pakundia Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared Shahid dead.

Chand Mia was later shifted to Kishoreganj General Hospital as his condition deteriorated, said police.

In Manikganj, another grower was killed in his cropland at Shimulia village of Shibalaya upazila when a thunderbolt struck him.

The deceased was Piar Ali, 35, son of Dahir Uddin of the village, reports our correspondent.

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