Two killed as rains lash Saurashtra
Rajkot: Two persons were killed while two
others were injured in separate incidents as lightning struck them following heavy rains in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, police said Thursday.
Jesingh Heera Sosa (40) was killed on the spot last
evening when lightning struck him in Kodinar town of Junagadh district police said.
In another incident, Ketan Chohaliya (25) was repairing
his roof when the mishap occurred in Jasdan town of Rajkot
district, police said. He was rushed to a nearby hospital
but declared dead.
While two women -- Soni Bhaliya (30) and Ganga Bhaliya
(27)-- sustained serious burn injuries after being struck by
lightning in Una town of Junagadh district, police said.
The two were rushed to nearby hospital under critical
condition, they said.
The entire Saurashtra region received rainfall upto 77 mm
last night, sources said adding Manavadar of Porbander
received 77 mm rainfall followed by Mendarda (26mm), Kukavav
(24mm), Jamjodhpur (27mm) and Jasdan (57mm).
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