Two killed in sleep by thunderbolt in Jharkhand

Two persons were killed and another was injured when lightning struck their house in the wee hours on Tuesday at Baleha village.

Updated: Dec 11, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

Latehar (Jharkhand): Two persons were killed and another was injured when lightning struck their house in the wee hours on Tuesday at Baleha village in Latehar district.
Budhan Bhuyan, 35, and his two-year-old son died instantly while his six-year-old daughter suffered burns when the thunderbolt struck their house, the police said.
Block Development Officer Pratap Toppo said the administration had given Rs 3000 to the relatives of the deceased as compensation.

PTI