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9/17/2006

Lightning bolt hits village tea shop in Bangladesh; 6 men killed

Filed under: bangladesh,global islands — admin @ 6:24 am

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – A bolt of lightning struck a tea shop killing at least six villagers in southern Bangladesh on Saturday, a hospital doctor said.

Three men died on the spot when lightning hit the straw-and-tin tea stall in Cox’s Bazar, about 295 kilometres south of Dhaka.

Three others died on the way to hospital, hospital official, Dr. Monir Ahmed Chowdhury, said.

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