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.