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Lightning kills three in Purnea

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.



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.

IANS

From Zee News

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