3 of a family among 4 killed by lightning in Faridpur

FARIDPUR : Four people, including three members of a family, were killed by a lightning strike at Mathabhanga in Charbhadrasan upazila on Sunday, reports UNB.
The deceased were identified as Sheikh Arjan, 45, his wife Anwara Begum, 35, and their daughter Bithi Akter, 15, of Kuparam village in Sadarpur upazila, and Billal Molla, 40, son of Jamir Molla of Mathabhanga village in Charbhadrasan upazila.
Locals said a thunderbolt struck the four people while they were harvesting nuts from a field around 4 pm, leaving the three family members dead on the spot and Billal injured.