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Lightning strike kills farmer in Sylhet

A farmer was killed in a lightning strike at Companiganj upazila in Sylhet district on Tuesday morning.

The dead was Badrul Alam Badil, 35, son of Watir Ali , a resident of Chikdahar village under Islampur Pashchim union.

According to local sources, Badrul Alam was fishing in Matia Tila area in morning. At that time, a lighting struck on him, leaving him seriously injured.

Later, he was rescued and taken to Companiganj Upazila Health Complex where he was declared dead.