Lightning kills eight, injures 10 in Bihar



Biharsharif/Nawada: Eight people were killed and 10 others injured when lightning struck them in Bihar's Nalanda and Nawada districts today.

Four members of a family were killed when lightning struck them while they were sitting outside their house at Baili village in Nalanda district, police said.

In the adjoining Nawada district, four deaths were caused due to lightning. A woman was killed and six others were injured while they were sowing paddy saplings at Dariapur village, they said.

Three persons were killed when lightning struck them at Dhawadha village, while four women members of a family sustained burn injuries while they were grazing their livestocks in a field at Palatpura village.

-PTI