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Lightning kills father, son in Sunamganj

Lightning kills father, son in Sunamganj

The deceased were identified as Haridul Islam, 42, and his son Tara Mia, 12, resident of Maniktila village of Dokhin Shripur union of the upazila.

As the death news spread, a pall of gloom descended on the area.Locals said thunderbolts struck them while they were fishing at Kanmoya Haor at around 10:00am, killing them on the spot.

Being informed, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of the area Asif Iqbal rushed to the spot and handed over 25,000 taka to the deceased family.