4 children killed as lighting strike during football match

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Dinajpur, Aug 23: Four children were killed and two others injured by a lightning strike during a football match in Dinajpur on Monday afternoon.

The incident took place at Nishchintopur adjacent to Uposohor 8 no. block of the district around 3pm.

The deceased are Apan, 12, Mim, 12, Hasan, 13 and Sazzad, 14. They were sent to Dinajpur M Abdur Rahim Medical College and Hospital.

Masud Alam, Ward Master of the hospital, confirmed the deaths to reporters.