Patna: At least three teenage girls were killed and four others sustained burns after lightning struck them in a field in Bihar`s Purnea district, officials said on Friday.
This is the second such incident in Purnea, about 400 km from Patna, within a week. Five minor girls were killed last week.
The latest deaths took place in Pothia village. Last month, over two dozen people were killed by lightning in north Bihar districts.