Lightning claims two lives in UP

A father-daughter duo were killed after being struck by lightning in Paron village of the district, police said Friday.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 01, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

Lalitpur: A father-daughter duo were killed after being struck by lightning in Paron village of the district, police said Friday.

The incident took place yesterday when Khemchandra (30), his daughter Deepa (8) and son Surendra (10) were standing under a tree due to heavy rainfall and lightning struck them, they said.

While Khemchandra and Deepa died on the spot, Surendra was rushed to a hospital where his condition was stated to be stable.