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Lightning kills 3 in Kishoreganj, Rajshahi

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Staff Reporter, Kishoreganj :
At least three people including a minor boy died in three separate incidents of thunderbolts in Rajshahi and Kishoreganj districts on Tuesday.
In Kishoreganj, Ikhlas Uddin, 14, son of Habi Mia of Sahedul village in Hossainpur upazila was struck by lightning while playing at his house yard around 5pm, leaving him dead on the spot.
 UNB from Rajshahi adds: In Rajshahi, minor boy Abdullah, 7, son of Abdul Gani, died after being hit by a lightning striker while playing in the rain at his homestead at Chandalay village in Godagari upazila in the district.
In another incident, Salim, 30, was killed in a thunder-bolt while working at a paddy field near his house at Shimla village in the same upazila.
Two other laborers were also injured by the lightning strike.
The injured were rushed to local hospital, said Inspector (Investigation) of Godagari Model Police Station.

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