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Woman killed by lighting in Dinajpur

Woman killed by lighting in Dinajpur

An woman agricultural labourer was killed and another injured in a lightning strike as they were working in a paddy field in Birganj upazila of the district on Saturday noon.The deceased was identified as Chitra Rani Roy, 25, wife of Padmanath Roy of Sundori Gash village in the upazila.
Among the injured Dal Rani Roy, 27, wife of Jyatishchandra Roy, was admitted to a local hospital.
Chairman of 11 No Moricha union parishad Badsha Miah said Chitra Rani was killed and Dal Rani were struck by lightning when they along with 14 others worker were harvesting paddy from a field of Bhajohari Chakrabarti of the area.
After the lightning strike, the whole body of Chittra Rani was burned and the co-workers rushed her to Chakai Hospital where doctor declared her dead.