Five dead after being struck by lightning in Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013 - 01:23

Samastipur: Five persons died due to lightning in Bisenpur Beri village of Bihar`s Samastipur district on Thursday, an official said.
The five villagers were struck dead by lightning when they were on their way to a neighbouring village for a shradh ceremony, Block Development Officer Shivnand Singh said.

The deceased were identified as Ravi Thakur, Makhan Rai, Bindeshwar Rai, Suresh Singh and Sriram Singh, the BDO said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 - 01:23

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