Lightning claims two, three others hurt

Published On: February 9, 2019 07:55 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

PYUTHAN, Feb. 9: Two persons died at Syauliwang Kharkhola in Naubahini Rural Municipality-1 in Pyuthan district. Three other persons were hurt while many other livestock succumbed after being struck from the lightning occurred at around 10:00 pm on Friday, police said. 

Army man Manoj Gurung, 23, and Naumati Gharti, 27, died in the fatal incident. Army man Gurung was on a weeklong home leave. 

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Pyuthan Nirmal Budhathoki said that seven-year-old Teji Pun, 60-year-old Bom Bahadur Gharti and Rudra Pun, 62, were injured following the lightning incident. 


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