Lightning claims lives of four women

Published On: July 2, 2020 12:10 PM NPT By: RSS

BARA, July 2: Four women were killed after lightning struck them at Kalaiya Sub-Metropolitan City-12 and Feta Rural Municipality-1 in Bara district on Thursday morning.

Spokesperson for the District Police Office, Bara Gautam Mishra said that Aasha Devi Mahato, 35, and Halima Khatun, 45, died after the lightning struck them when they were planting paddy seedlings in the Shitalpur farm.

According to Mishra, 30-year-old Indu Devi Mahato and Sunarpati Devi Mahato, 40, of the same family also died on the spot when the lightning occurred at their home in Feta.

Five others were injured during the incident in Feta, the police said.

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