Thunderbolt kills four in Faridpur

FARIDPUR, Four people were killed in several thunderbolt strikes in the district today.

The deceased were identified as Hashi Begum, 45, a resident at Sajjankanda village under Nagarkanda upazila, Billal Molla, 47, an inhabitant at Bata village and Imran Bepari, 22, from Dakhin Bilnalia village under Saltha upazila and one Hafijur Rahman, 20, hailed from Alfadanga upazila.

Hashi Begum died as a thunderbolt struck her while working in her kitchen. Besides, Billal and Imran were struck by the other two different thunderbolts in different places when they were engaged in washing jutes stalks in ponds in Saltha upazila, local people said.

Hafijur Rahman died in another thunderbolt strike in Alfadanga Upazila.

Officers-in-Charge (OCs) of both Nagrkanda and Saltha Thanas Delowar Hossain and Mizanur Rahman confirmed the incidents.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)