Five killed in rain-related incidents in Gujarat

Rajkot: Five persons were killed in separate rain-related incidents in Saurashtra region in the last 24 hours, police said here on Sunday.

While three members of a group died after being struck by lightning in Junagadh district, two girls who had gone for washing clothes drowned in a river at Ranavadvala town of Porbandar district, they said.

Most parts of the Saurashtra region experienced heavy rains since last night varying from 25 mm to 155 mm.