Lightning strikes kill five people and injures eight others in Bagerhat, Madaripur and Barisal on Saturday, says news agency UNB.

The two people killed in Bagerhat were identified as Alamin Khan (34), who died on the spot, and Ajam Sheikh (48), who died later in Fakirhat Upazila Health Complex.

In Bagerhat, two people were killed and two others injured in separate lightning strikes in Mollahat and Morelganj upazila in the afternoon.

In Madaripur, lighting strike injured Foysal Sardar. He was taken to Shibchar Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.

An unidentified child died to lightning strike at Kadam Bari in Rajoir upazila.

In Barisal, a vendor, Sobhan (52) was killed by lightning strike.

Six other people were injured in lightning strikes around the upazila.