Monday, May 21, 2018 | ePaper

3 killed in lightnings

  • Print
UNB, Dhaka :
Three people including a schoolgirl were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Khulna, Kishoreganjand and Brahmanabria districts on Wednesday and Tuesday.
In Khulna, a man was killed as a thunderbolt struck him while catching fish at a water body amid rain at Lakhohati Uttar Beel in Digholia upazila around 8 am on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Majibur Rahman, 50, of Lakhohati Uttar village, said Barakpur Union Parishad Chairman Gazi Zakir Hossain. In Kishoreganj, a housewife named Swarupa Akter, 45,

wife of Omar Gazi of Samarchar village, was killed when a thunderbolt hit her at Ashtagram bazar in Astagram upazila around 8 pm.
In Brahmanbaria, a schoolgirl was killed as a thunderbolt struck her when she went out from her home during rain around 7 am at Amtali village, said Ali Arshad, officer-in-charge of Bijoynagar Police Station.
The deceased was identified as Nipa Akter, 16, daughter of Abdul Latif of the village.

More News For this Category

Gary Kirsten in city

Sports Reporter :Gary Kirsten of South Africa arrived in the city on Sunday night. He will act as an interim Consultant Coach of Bangladesh National Cricket team. After resignation

Muktamoni in critical condition at her home

Muktamoni in critical condition at her home

UNB, Satkhira :The physical condition of 12-year-old Muktamoni, who was diagnosed with a tumour in her hand in August 2017, is critical. Muktamoni's father Ibrahim Hossain, a grocery shop

298 fish species found in Bay: Experts

UNB, Dhaka :Though the high-tech ocean survey vessel has successfully continued its assessment for the last two seasons, Bangladesh will have to wait for two-three years more to get

4 held with one lakh Yaba in city

UNB, Dhaka :Members of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested four suspected drug dealers along with one lakh pieces of Yaba tablets from Airport area in

Khaleda files bail petitions in three cases

Staff Reporter :BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on Sunday filed three petitions with the High Court seeking bail in three separate cases. The HC may hold hearings on the

British Royal family thanks those who celebrated wedding

AP, London :The royal family, blessed with fantastic weather and a buoyant public mood at the royal wedding, has thanked people who attended or watched Prince Harry marry Meghan

UNFPA Executive Director Dr Kanem due today

UNB, Dhaka :United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General Dr Natalia Kanem arrives here on Monday on a four-day visit.During her first visit to Bangladesh as Executive

JS body recommends dredging of 3 rivers

Staff Reporter :The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry on Sunday recommended for quick dredging of the rivers Buriganga, Shitalakhya and Turag on priority basis.The recommendations were made

Law enforcers on a killing spree, alleges BNP

UNB, Dhaka :Voicing deep concern over the growing incidents of extrajudicial killing, BNP Sunday said it seems law enforcers are on a killing spree."A killing spree is going on

Short supply blamed for hike in vegetables price

Short supply blamed for hike in vegetables price

Staff Reporter :The price of brinjal, a popular Iftar item, has shot up by 100 percent to Tk 100 per kilogram in the city's kitchen market with the advent