Published:  05:26 PM, 13 July 2019

4 killed by lightning in Pabna

4 killed by lightning in Pabna

 Four people, including three of a family, died after being struck by lightning at Pachuria village in Bera upazila on Saturday noon. 

The deceased were identified as Motaleb Hossain, 50, his sons Fakir Sardar, 20, and Sharif Sardar, 18; and Raham Ali, 55. All of them were farmers of the village.

Shahid Mahmud, officer-in-charge of Bera Police Station, said they were struck by lightning while cleaning jute in a drain near Pachuria school playground at noon.

All four were killed on the spot.

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