January 3, 2020 01:58 PM NPT
BANKE, Jan 3: Five members of the same family were injured after lightning struck their home here early this morning. According to District Police Office Banke's chief, Superintendent of Police Bir Bahadur Oli, the injured are Gurudin Khatik, 54, Shyamkala Khatik, 55, Rajitram Khatik,45, Ramrum Khatik,18 and Subik Khatik,4 of Mahapurawa of Nepalgunj-13. The incident happened at 4:45 am. They are all being treated at the Nepalgunj-based Bheri Hospital. The lightning also killed a pig reared by the family.