(BBC News) More than 60 people have been killed by lightning strikes over the past two days in Bangladesh, according to local media.
Bengali-language newspapers Prothom Alo and Samaka reported most of the deaths occurred in rural areas, following a tropical storm on Thursday.
They claim two students playing football in Dhaka and a teenager collecting mangoes were among those who died.
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The Meteorological office confirmed 14 districts were affected by the electrical storms following a pre-monsoon heatwave.