Lightning kills eight, injures 10 in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 22:45

Biharsharif/Nawada: Eight people were killed
and 10 others injured when lightning struck them in Bihar`s
Nalanda and Nawada districts today.

Four members of a family were killed when lightning
struck them while they were sitting outside their house at
Baili village in Nalanda district, police said.

In the adjoining Nawada district, four deaths were caused
due to lightning. A woman was killed and six others were
injured while they were sowing paddy saplings at Dariapur
village, they said.

Three persons were killed when lightning struck them at
Dhawadha village, while four women members of a family
sustained burn injuries while they were grazing their
livestocks in a field at Palatpura village.

-PTI



First Published: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 22:45

More from zeenews

 
comments powered by Disqus