Two people were killed and at least three others injured when a streak of lightning struck their small boat in the middle of the Jamuna River in Fulchhari upazila of the district on Wednesday night.

Quoting the co-passengers of the boat, police said a thunderbolt hit the boat with 10/12 passengers onboard in the middle of the river near Zigabari area around 11:00pm, leaving Golap and Bhikhu dead and three other injured.