Lightning strike kills three in Gaibandha


RANGPUR, July 1, 2018 (BSS) – An incident of lightning strike killed three
persons, including a mother, her son and nephew, at Dakshin Santola village
under Sadullapur upazila in Gaibandha district today.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadullapur Thana Borhan Uddin said the three
persons were killed on the spot after lightning struck them there inside an
under construction building amid inclement weather around 2.30 pm.

“The deceased were identified as Rasheda Begum, 35, wife of Sabuz Mian,
her son Asif Hossain, 14, and nephew Siam Hossain, 9, of the same village,”
the OC said.

The tragic incident occurred when the mother went to the under
construction building where her son Asif and nephew Siam were playing amid
inclement weather, the OC added.