June 19, 2021, 2:55 pm
Sayed Mohammed Nazrul Islam, Boalkhali (Chattogram): A man named Mae Jahangir (38) was killed in a lightning strike in Boalkhali upazila. The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday June 6 at Jaisthyapura village in Boalkhali upazila. The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam, son of Mustafa Kamal of Jaisthapura village in the upazila.
Eunuch Azam Khokon, a local resident, said the storm started raging with heavy rains this morning. In the morning Jahangir goes to work in the lemon orchard. At this time there was a loud thunder. Jahangir Alam was rescued by the locals and taken to the Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Mohammad Mokaram, chairman of the 6th Sreepur-Kharandwip Union Parishad,
confirmed the death and said the incident was very sad. The family includes Jahangir’s elderly mother, wife and two daughters. It is known that he used to run the family by earning that.