Seven people were killed and 10 others injured on Friday in two lightning strikes in Bangladesh's Delduar sub-district of Tangail district, 92 km northwest of capital Dhaka. Rafiqul Islam Khan, chairman of Laohati Union Parishad, the bottom tier to the local government bodies in Bangladesh, said they heard peals of thunderbolt at about 2:00 p.m. local time. "A group of people, who were harvesting Boro paddy (winter paddy)at a field during the time, were hit by the lightning and six of them died on the spot," he was quoted as saying by website of leading English newspaper The Daily Star, and adding that 10 others were also injured. The injured were sent to different hospitals in the district.