Lightning kills four in Pabna

Pabna Correspondent
Published : 17:44, Jul 13, 2019 | Updated : 17:54, Jul 13, 2019

PabnaFour people, including three of a family, have been killed as lightning struck them in Pabna’s Bera Upazila.
The indecent was reported from the upazila’s Pachuria village on Saturday (Jul 13).
The deceased have been identified as Motaleb Hossain, 50, his sons Fakir Sardar, 20, and Sharif Sardar, 18; and Raham Ali, 55. All of them were farmers of the village.
Bera Upazila Nirbahi Officer Asif Anam Siddiki told Bangla Tribune that they were struck by lightning while cleaning jute in a drain near Pachuria school playground at noon.
All four were killed on the spot, he added.