At least 17 people were killed and more than 10 injured when lightning struck a wedding party on a boat in the northwest. Bangladesh, according to officials.
THE lightning strike The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a restaurant in the town of Simbganj as guests were heading to the bride’s home, police officer Farid Hossain said.
«We have information about 17 people who died and others who were taken to hospital“, Described Hossain.
Fourteen people were injured and taken to hospital, firefighter Meherul Islam said. The groom is among the injured according to the Athenian News Agency.
Lightning kills hundreds of people every year in Bangladesh, which declared a natural disaster in 2016, when more than 200 people were killed in May, including 82 in a single day.