2 Palli Bidyut officials among 3 killed by lightning strikes in Sharriatpur, Magura
Publish- April 20, 2020, 08:56 PM
UNB NEWS - UNB NEWS
Three people, including two officials of Palli Bidyut, were killed as thunderbolt struck them in Shariatpur and Magura districts on Monday.
In Shariatpur, two officials of Palli Bidyut were killed as the streak of thunderbolt hit them at Charjayalu village in Damudya upazila in the afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Saiful Islam Khan, 45, additional general Manager of Damudya Palli Bidyut zone and hailed from Kushtia district and Mostafizur Rahman, 50, a junior engineer of the Palli Biduyt office and hailding from Jhikargaccha upazila of Jashore district.
Mehedi Hasan, officer-in-charge of Damudya Police Station, said the two officials met the tragedy while visiting the installation work of an electric pole in the area, said Deputy General Manager of Damudya Zone Palli Bidyut.
In Magura, a farmer was killed and five others were injured by the lightning strike while working at a filed at Kudla village in Sripur upazila on Monday afternoon.
The deceased is Bashir Ahmed of Kudla village in Sreepur upazila, said resident medical officer of Sripur Upazila Health Complex, Bikash Chandra.