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Lightning kills four of a family in Habiganj

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Lightning kills four of a family in Habiganj

Thereport24.com Correspondent, Habiganj:

Four members of a family were killed in a lightning strike in Habiganj’s Bahubal upazila on Friday night.

The victims are Sanjay Ura, 22, his brother Dipak, 34, Dipak’s son Biplob, 14, and daughter Rajani, 11.

The accident took place at a tea garden at around 09:00pm.

Officer-in-charge of Bahubal Police Station Molla Monir Hossain said the four victims were working in the tea garden when they were struck by lightning.

“Three of them except Biplob died on the scene. Biplob was taken to Habiganj Sadar Hospital where he died on Saturday morning,” he added.

Ends/thereport24.com/MI/Jul 09, 2016