Woman killed by lightning

Published On: September 5, 2018 12:50 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

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. 


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