Five women struck down by lightning

Last Updated: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 20:44

Motihari: Five women died after lightning struck them at a village in Bihar`s East Champaran distrct on Friday, the police said.

Some women and children were standing under a neem tree in a field at Agarwa village to avoid heavy rains when the lightning struck them.

The victims were identified as Lalsa Devi (20), Sanjha Devi (20) Sugia Devi (35), Ramlati Devi (60) and Chandrakala Devi (50).
Two others, a woman and a boy, suffered burn injuries.

PTI



First Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 20:44

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