Sun News Desk: Two farmers were killed by lightning strikes while spreading fertilizer on land in Habiganj.
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The incident took place on Saturday in Habiganj's Baniachong Upazila Pithe Bari Haor.
The deceased are- Abdul Karim (60), son of deceased Abdul Barik Ullah and Noor Uddin (45), son of deceased Tara Ulla, residents of Majlishpur village in the upazila.
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According to the locals, they went to Haor in the morning to sprinkle fertilizer on the paddy field. The sky became overcast and thunder started. They died on the spot. People of the area rushed to there after getting the news.
Upazila Project Implementation Officer, Malay Dash, said that two people died due to lightning and will given Tk 20,000 to each of their families.
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