Raipur: At least five persons, including
three women, died and four others injured as lightning stuck
them in three separate incidents, even as incessant rains over
the last couple of days affected normal life in the state.
Raipur`s SP Deepanshu Kabra said three women were killed
at village Tekari in the district, about 15 km from here,
following lightning on Saturday.
Four other women were injured in the incident. Their
condition is stable.
In two separate mishaps, a youth was killed in the
industrial area here and another at Patthalgaon in Jashpur
district, police said.
All the rivers in the state are in spate due to the
torrential rains which have affected life for over past three