3 killed in Jhenaidah lightning strikes

3 killed in Jhenaidah lightning strikes

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Dhaka – At least three people were killed in two separate incidents of lightning strikes in two upazilas of the district on Tuesday afternoon.The deceased were identified as Amanullah, 40, son of Emdadul Haque of Parbatipur village, and Miraj, 35, son of Yunus Ali of Poltadanga village in Harinakundu upazila and Anjuara Begum, 45, wife of Shafiar Rahman of Molladanga village in Kaligang upazila. Officer-in-charge (investigation) of Harinakundu Police Station Asaduzzaman said two farmers were working in their paddy field during a stormy weather when lighting struck them, killing the duo on the spot.Meanwhile, Sharif Uddin, brother of deceased Anjuara Begum said, his sister also died as thunderbolt hit her while piling up paddy straws outside their residence in the afternoon.Separate unnatural death cases were filed with concerned police stations over the incidents, police said.UNB news agency

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