A 24-year-old man died soon after he learned about death of his elder brother in a lightning strike at Uttar Kachiyara area in Faridganj of Chandpur on Wednesday morning.
The elder brother Tariqul Islam Rubel, 26, was struck by lightning inside his fish farm, locals said.
His younger brother Sohel along with locals went to the spot to rescue Rubel. However, seeing his elder brother's body, Sohel suddenly collapsed on the ground.
Later, the two were rushed to Faridganj Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared the siblings dead around 9am, said Md Mozammel Hossain, physician of the health complex.
Mohammad Shahid Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Faridganj police station, said the bodies were handed over to police.
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Sohel’s body was handed over to his family as the local people's representative and his relatives confirmed his death as natural, he said.
However, Rubel’s body was sent to Chandpur Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy, the OC added.