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Lightning kills four farmers -The Asian Age


At least four farmers were killed when a thunderbolt struck them while they working at a field at Munshirchar in Sadar upazila of Magura district on Tuesday.

One of the deceased was identified as Rahamat Ali, 50 of Alidhani village in the upazila. Sushanta Kumar Biswash, superintendent of Sadar Hospital said the four farmers were working in a field when a thunderbolt bore down on them around 3:00pm, leaving them injured. Later, they were taken to district sadar hospital where the on doctors declared them dead.

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