Three people including two teenagers and a cattle trader were killed in separate lightning strikes in Fulbaria upazila of Mymensingh on Thursday (June 4).
The deceased were identified as cattle trader Motaleb, 50, son of Ayub Ali; Robin, 13, son of Mofazzal Hossain and Imran, son of Abu Bakar Siddique of the same upazila.
Confirming the matter, officer-in-charge (OC) of Fulbaria Police Station Azizur Rahman said, "Around 2pm, cattle trader Motaleb was hit by a lightning strike while he was in his field and sustained severe injuries. He died on his way to hospital."
Motaleb was a resident of Junglebari village in the upazila.
Robin was hit by a lightning strike around 3pm as he was playing near their home at Achim Patuli village and he died on the spot, the OC said.
Azizur said Imran got hit by a lightning strike around 3:30pm while flying kites near his home in Biddyananda village and he died on the spot as well.