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Lightning kills 3 in Goalandu


Dhaka-Three people were killed and another injured as a thunderbolt struck them at Pacchim Naldubi village in Goalandu upazila on Tuesday evening.The deceased were identified as Abu Bakkar Sheikh, 45, son of Jamal Sheikh of Pacchim Naldubi village, Lal Miah Mandal, 35, son of Waj Uddin Mandal, a resident of the same area, Abul Shikdar, 35, son of Helal Shikdar, a resident of Kakna village in Nagarpur upazila.
Witnesses said Abu Bakkar, Lal Miah, Abul and Haydar Pramanik were cultivating a farmland in the village amid rain in the evening.
At one stage, a thunderbolt hit the four men around 6pm, leaving Bakkar, Lal and Abul dead on the spot and Haydar injured.
Later, Haydar was whisked off to Goalandu Health Complex.
He left the hospital after receiving primary treatment.


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