Habiganj farmer killed in lightning


A farmer was killed in a thunder strike at Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj on Friday morning.

The deceased was identified as Sijin Mia, 45, son of Abdul Jalil of Gujakhair village under of the upazila. 

Iqbal Hossain, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Nabiganj police station said that Sijil Mia went to the nearest haor for fishing where he was struck by the lightning and he died on the spot.

Ataul Ghani Osmani, Nabiganj Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) said that the complete information of the deceased was being collected. He will be given government assistance.