ILAM, Sept 5: A woman was killed when lightning struck her here on Tuesday. The deceased is 36-year-old Kumari Yonghang of Mai Municipaity-1. She was struck by the thunder bolt while taking tea at her neighbour's house at local Palase. Yonghang had been living in a rented room at Palase.
The District Police Office, Ilam said Yonghang who sustained serious burn injuries in the incident, died in course of treatment.
Two more women – Tika Maya Yonghang and Prakriti Phatra- were injured in the incident. They are receiving medical attention in Birtamod, Jhapa.