June 19, 2021, 4:16 pm
Muhammad Musharraf Hossain, Feni:
A teenager and a child were killed in a lightning strike while fishing in front of their house in Alampur village of Bagadana union in Sonagazi upazila of Feni.
According to local sources, Sajeda Akter Sathy (15), a 10th class student of Katakhila Samadia Dakhil Madrasa, daughter of Mohammad Soleman Prakash Mister of Anu Faraji Bari in Alampur village of Bagadana union of the upazila and Alamin, son of Mohammad Bahar Miah of Charsahavikari village. At 10 o’clock, when it is raining and thundering, you can go fishing in front of the house. At that time they were injured by lightning and fell to the ground. Later, the locals rescued the two and took them to Sonagazi Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared them dead.
Alauddin Babul, panel chairman of Bagadana Union Parishad and general secretary of the union Awami League, confirmed the incident. The death of two members of the same family has cast a shadow of mourning over the entire family and the area.