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Two farmers killed in Habiganj lightning strike 

District Correspondent  | banglanews24.com
Update: 2022-09-24 13:22:15
Two farmers killed in Habiganj lightning strike  [photo collected]

Two farmers were killed in a lightning strike at Baniachong upazila in Habiganj district on Saturday (Sep 24) morning.

The deceased were identified as Abdul Karim, 65, and Nur Uddin, residents of Majlishpur village of the upazila.

Local said a lightning struck Abdul Karim and Nur Uddin when they were working at a field in Pithabari area near Majlishpur village this morning.

Later, locals recovered their bodies from the field.

Baniachong Upazila Executive Officer (UNO) Padmasan Singh told Banglanews that the identities of the two persons who died in the lightning strike were collected. The district administration will provide cash assistance of Tk 20,000 to each of the victims' families.

BDST: 1320 HRS, SEP 24, 2022
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