Monday, January 22, 2018 | ePaper
Thunderbolt kills two farmers in Magura
Two farmers were killed and two others injured when a thunderbolt hit them at Nischintapur village in Sadar upazila here on Monday.
The deceased are Waliar, 25, son of Sohrab Hossain and Sujon, 26, son of Sarwar Hossain, residents of the same area.
Police and hospital sources said the lightning followed by a rainstorm hit them at about 1 pm when they were working on a farmland of the village. They suffered critical injuries in the incident.
The wounded were sent to Magura Sadar Hospital where on-duty doctors declared Waliar and Sujon dead.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadar Police Station Ilias confirmed the incident.