Lightning kills one in Bogura | The Daily Star
06:24 PM, May 09, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 06:26 PM, May 09, 2021

Lightning kills one in Bogura

A man was killed today and another person went missing during a thunder storm today in Bogura's Shariakandi upazila.

The deceased was identified as Billal Pramanik (40) a farmer from Ghughumari village under the upazila, reports our Bogura correspondent quoting police.

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"Billal took shelter under a banyan tree during the lightning strike around 1:30 pm today. He died on the spot said," Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of the Sariakandi Police Station.

Another man named Bipod Hawaldar (34), a fisherman from the Talukdarpara under the Chandanbaisha union of the upazila went missing in the Jamuna river after lightning struck today.

Police and locals are searching for him but could not locate him till 5:30 pm today, said the OC.

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