Lightning kills 3 children in Sunamganj

District Correspondent Sunamganj
Published: 19 May 2022, 04:23 PM
Lightning kills 3 children in Sunamganj
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Three children were killed and 10 others injured in lightning strikes in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj district on Thursday noon.

The deceased were Tawhida Begum, 11, daughter of farmer Abdul Halim, Ripa Begum, daughter of Fazar Ali, and Amirul, 11, daughter of Abul Aziz, residents of Sundar Pahari village in the upazila.

Local union parishad chairman Nizam Uddin said thunderbolts struck some people when they all were picking peanuts in a field, leaving the three children dead and 10 others injured.

Tahirpur Police Station officer in-charge Abdul Latif Tarafder confirmed the incident.

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