One dead, 43 injured IN lightning

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu

Apr 28, 2014-

At least one woman died and 43 people sustained injuries after being struck by lightning in separate incidents in Bhojpur and Sankhuwasabha districts on Sunday night. Ten of them are reportedly in serious condition.

Phulsari Bishwokarma, 60, of Baikunthe-4 in Bhojpur died as a bolt hit her, said police. She breathed her last on her way to hospital. Her body was taken for postmortem.

Twelve other villagers were hurt in the strike. Critically injured Jasmaya Bishwokarma and Goma Basnet were taken to district hospital while the others returned home following treatment at a local health centre.

In Sankhuwasabha, lightning hurt 31 people in two incidents the same day.

Published: 29-04-2014 08:35

User's Feedback

Click here for your comments

Comment via Facebook

Don't have facebook account? Use this form to comment