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12:00 AM, April 27, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 27, 2018

Lightning kills 3 in Jamalpur, Thakurgaon

Three people were killed by lightning in Jamalpur and Thakurgaon in the last two days, report our correspondents.

In Jamalpur, Sonabhan, 55, wife of Muraduzzaman Sheikh of Birhatija village in Melandah upazila, was struck by lightning near her house yesterday. She later died at Islampur Upazila Health Complex.

Meanwhile, a thunderbolt struck farm labourer Farid, 30, son of Abdus Salam of Gujamanika village when he was cutting paddy in the area on Wednesday, said police and locals.

Away in Thakurgaon, a farmer was killed by lightning when he was cutting grass for cattle during rain at Beurjhari village in Baliadanga upazila.

The deceased was Safiqul Islam, 48, of the village. 

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