Two young men were killed in lightning strike in separate places at Baniachong upazila of Habiganj district on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased were Ramim Miah, 16, son of Arkan Miah, a resident of Duttpara village, and Usman Talukdar, 26, son of Amir Hossain, a resident of Durgapur village under Pailarkandi union.
Locals said Ramim Miah was walking beside house in the afternoon. Suddenly a thunderbolt struck on him, leaving him critically injured.
Later, he is rescued and rushed to Baniachong Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
On the other hand, Usman Talukder was grazing cattle in a field next to his house. He died on the spot when a lightning struck on him.