October 19, 2021, 1:00 pm
Sylhet Bureau: A farmer has been killed in a lightning strike at Gowainghat in Sylhet. He is Babul Mia, 33, son of late Abdul Haque of Kakunakhai village in the upazila. The incident happened on Thursday morning. It is known that Babul was working in the field in the rain in the morning. He died on the spot when lightning struck. Locals later recovered his body.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Gowainghat Police Station Abdul Ahad confirmed the incident. He said that after receiving the news of the incident, the police visited the spot. Relatives of the deceased, with permission, buried the body in the family graveyard after Janaza at the local mosque.