Eight hurt in lightning

Published On: May 13, 2019 12:47 PM NPT

KHOTANG, May 13: Eight people were injured in a lightning coupled with hailstorm here on Sunday evening.

Those injured are Renuka Bista of Lafyang of Rupakot Majhuwagadhi municipality-5, Diktel; her daughters Januka Bista, Anusha Bista and son Abhishek Bista; Laxmi Katawal; Khem Kumari Katawal; Padam Kumari Katawal and Meena Katawal of the same locality.

All the injured are undergoing treatment at the District Police Office, Khotang, Police Inspector Keshab Kumar Katawal said.

They were rescued Sunday evening itself and brought to the hospital. Of them, condition of Khem Kumari is critical and she is going through breathing difficulties, the hospital source said. RSS 

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