Bangladesh: Two die as lightning strikes them

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 16 Aug 2019

Dhaka, Aug 16: At least two people died as lightning struck them in Bangladesh's Jamalpur area on Friday, media reports said.

The incident happened when they were fishing in a marsh.


The incident occurred in the border village of Chengtimari under the upazila's Dangdhora Union around 10am on Friday, reported bdnews24.


The two persons were identified as Anwarul Islam, 25, and Al Amin Mia, 17.


"Anwar and Al Amin went fishing in a marsh next to their home when lightning struck, burning most of their bodies. They died instantly,” Shah Masud, chairman of Dangdhora Union Council told bdnews24.

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