Lightning kills two and injures three in Netrakona


NETRAKONA, Jun 25, 2018 (BSS) – Two persons including a youth were killed
and three others were injured by lightning at Dashpara area in Mohanganj
upazila under Netrakona district last night.

Police and local people said, the dead were identified as Motiur Rahman,
40, and Uzzal Mia, 30, of the Dashpara village. The injured persons were
identified as Ziaur Rahman, 32, Sultan Mia, 36, and Limon Mia, 22 of the

Motiur and Uzzal died on the spot and Ziaur, Sultan and Limon were
injured. They were fishing into a beel (natural open water body) nearby their
house during heavy downpour, officer-in-charge (OC) of Mohanganj police
station Ansari Zinnot Ali said quoting local people.

The injured persons were treated in Mohanganj upazila health complex, the
OC added.