Lightning strikes kill 3 people in Jamalpur, Bangladesh

Three people were killed by lightning at Purbakandarchar village in Chargoalini in Jamalpur on Sunday (October 3).

The dead were Sundar Ali Sardar, 65, his grandson Rafiq Sardar, 14, and Mosharraf Hossain, 39.

Officer Mehedi Hassan Titu said Sundar Ali and his grandson were struck by lightning while working in a rice field during a rainstorm.

Locals later took them to the medical complex, where the doctor on duty pronounced them dead.

Meanwhile, in the area, lightning struck Mosharraf Hossain, leaving him in serious condition. He was later sent to a hospital in Jamalpur, but died on the way to the hospital.

Health officer Dr. A. M. Abu Taher confirmed this fact.

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