Farmer killed by lightning in Howre

A duck farmer was killed by lightning in Ashtagram of Kishoreganj. The incident took place at Keodaghat Hawar of East Ashtagram Union at around 3:30 pm on Thursday (June 13).

Deceased Rakib Mia (22) is the son of Rafiq Mia of Kabirkhandan village of that union.

East Ashgram Union Parishad Chairman Kased Miah told Jago News that it started raining suddenly in the afternoon. At this time, the thunder started with the storm. Deceased Rakib was then working in his duck farm at Keodaghat Hawar. Rakib was seriously injured by lightning. Later, his colleagues at the farm took him to Ashtagram Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor on duty declared him dead.

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