Four killed in lightning in Lucknow

Four persons, including two children, were killed and seven others injured when lightning struck them in Maharajganj and Azamgarh districts of the state, police said here Wednesday.

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2011, 14:27 PM IST

Lucknow: Four persons, including two children, were killed and seven others injured when
lightning struck them in Maharajganj and Azamgarh districts of the state, police said here today.
In Azamgarh, Paltan Chauhan (50) was Wednesday killed in Sirahi village in Raunapar police area here when lightning struck him while he was working in his field.
Arun (7) was killed and seven children were injured
due to lightning in Jujunpur village of Maharajganj yesterday,
they said.
In a similar incident in the same district, Bal
Krishna and Ram Kirpal were killed last evening in Jangal
Jogiabari village, police said.

PTI