Lightning claims three lives in Bihar

Gaya: Three members of a family were killed when lightning struck them at Manjura village in Bihar's Gaya district today, the police said.

The incident took place when a 40 year-old woman, her 45 year-old brother and her 10 year-old son were working in the paddy field, they said, adding they were killed on the spot.

The district administration provided Rs 4,500 to the bereaved family for their cremation.