Sunamganj Correspondent : Two persons including a HSC examinee were killed after being struck in separate lightning strikes in Sunamganj sadar upazila Saturday (May 5).
The deceased were identified as Ekhlasur Rahman, 55, a resident of Shafela village under Gourarong union of the sadar upazila and Eka Rani Das, 18, from the same village.
Eka had been appearing in the ongoing HSC examinations from Islamganj Degree College under the sadar upzila.
Family members of the deceased said that Ekhlasur died on the spot while working on his paddy filed nearby the village, at the noon.
Eka died as a lightning struck her while she was working on the yard of their house, at the same time.
Sunamganj Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Shahidullah confirmed the matter.