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Lightening, rough sea claim two lives in Jamnagar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 23:12

Jamnagar: Two persons died along the
coastal area near Jamnagar today due to lightning and
turbulent sea even as the cyclone `Phet` stood stationary
about 1,050 km off Gujarat coast, police said.

In the first incident, one Laxman Tarsinhbhai (29) of
Amra village died after being struck by lightning, they said.

While one Shabbir Jusab (35) drowned after being
engulfed in the turbulent water of the Arabian Sea near
Gandhvi village.

Meanwhile, the district administration here today
convened a meeting to discuss the preparedness of the
authorities in the wake of cyclone `Phet`.


First Published: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 23:12
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