According to a report by a foreign news agency, in the city of Ganj, Bangladesh, Barati was heading to another village in a boat when he got out of the boat due to heavy rain and stood on the river bank while lightning struck. Barati.
Lightning struck, killing 16 people and seriously injuring the groom. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital where the groom’s condition is said to be critical.
According to the report, mourning broke out at the bridal house over the accident and the bride fainted upon hearing the news.
It should be noted that monsoon rains continue in Bangladesh and last week rains and floods in the Cox’s Bazar area killed 20 people, including 6 Rohingya Panaza Green, and left dozens of families homeless.
More than 200 people are killed by lightning strikes in Bangladesh each year, most of them farmers, who are exposed to lightning while working in the open field.
Experts say that rapid deforestation has led to more lightning strikes.