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2 killed, 2 injured in Sunamganj lightning strike

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two fishermen were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike at Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district on Tuesday.

The deceased were Khokon Miah, 40, and Zilon Miah, 38, sons of late Monu Miah. They were residents of Bekhoijora village in the upazila.

Locals said a lightning struck four fishermen when they went to fishing at Shaldigha Haor around 7:00 am.

They were rescued and taken to Dharmapasha Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctors declared the siblings dead.

Dharmapasha Police Station officer in-charge Mizanur Rahman said legal steps in this regard are under process.