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Thirteen people were killed and 19 others injured by lightning in eight districts yesterday and the day before.

In Comilla, two brick kiln workers were killed and 17 others injured as a thunderbolt hit them at Bakhornagar village in Muradnagar upazila yesterday afternoon.

The deceased are Al-Amin, 30, son of Bashir Miah, and Mohammad Ali, 25, son of Dilu Miah of Majlispur area in Brahmanbaria Sadar upazila.

The incident took place when they were working at the brick kiln, reports UNB.

In Narayanganj, lightning killed two teenage boys and injured a young man at Char Kishoreganj Mollarpara in Sonargaon upazila.

The deceased were identified as Anik, 15, and Ferdous, 17, residents of the area.

In Netrakona, an elderly man was killed as he was struck by a thunderbolt at Noapara village of Sadar upazila in the evening.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Khaleque, 50, of the village.

In Brahmanbaria, the muazzim of Noahati Mosque at Shilail village of Sadar upazila was killed by a lightning strike around 2:00pm.

In Faridpur, a schoolboy, Md Hasan Mollah, 16, son of Javed Mollah, was struck by lightning at Khrishanagar village of Sadar upazila at noon. He died instantly.

In Bagerhat, two day-labourers were killed and another was injured as thunderbolts hit them at Kamla village in Morelganj upazila yesterday noon, reports our correspondent.

The deceased are Kalipad Majumder, 50, son of Binod Majumder of Kumarkhali village, and Rafiqul Islam, 25, son of Abdul Aziz of Ghorgota village.

In Munshiganj, two boys were killed by lightning at Mollahpara in Char Kishoreganj under the district at noon.

The deceased are Anik, 15, and Ferdous, 17, of the area, reports our correspondent.

In Mymensingh, two people were killed in lighting in the district on Wednesday, reports our correspondent.

The victims are Nurul Islam, 45, son of late Hanif Mandol of Koyerchala village in Phulbaria upazila, and Lutfa Akhtar, 28, wife of Rukon Uddin of Ullahpara village in Nandail upazila.