A labourer named Masum Ahmed (30) was critically injured in a lightning strike at Beanibazar. The incident took place on Saturday (November 23) at around 9:00 a.m. in a power pole adjoining the CNG filling station at Khashir road, Bairagibazar union of Kurarbazar union of the upazila.

It is learned that Pallibiddut Beanibazar Zonal Office has appointed the contractor for renovation of the power cable main line. While working, a labourer named Masum was electrified and joined to the Main wire. Other workers later reported the Beanibazar fire and civil service station. Later, the fire service personnel rescued the worker and brought him to Beanibazar Upazila Health Complex, and doctors advised to send him to Sylhet.

The injured worker, Masum, is currently undergoing treatment in the emergency department of Sylhet M.A.G. Osmani Medical College Hospital till the writing of the report.