A couple were killed by a lightning strike at Jalalpur village in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district on Saturday night.

The deceased were identified as Azir Ali,38, and his wife Alima Akter,24, of the area.

Adampur union parishad chairman Abdal Hossain said a streak of thunderbolt struck Azir and his wife around 8:00pm while they were working in their courtyard, leaving them critically injured.

They were admitted to Kamalganj Upazila Health Complex where they succumbed to their injures at about 9:25pm.