Breaking News : Thousands march with bodies of two slain militants, civilian in Srinagar       Militant arrested in police chase after Pattan grenade attack       Kashmiri students defer decision to leave AMU en masse       69 per cent of 598 wards in Kashmir Valley did not witness polling      
 Lightning kills 11 in Bihar

 

Lightning kills 11 in Bihar

Last Updated on : 8 Jun,2018 | Source : Universal News Timeline


New Delhi:
At least 11 people were killed and 13 injured as lightning struck parts of Bihar on Friday, officials said.

According to the officials of the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority, six people were killed in Saharsa district, four in Darbhanga and one in Madhepura district.

The injured have been admitted to local hospitals for treatment.

"The state government has ordered an ex gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of those who lost their lives in the lightning strikes," said an official.

Lightning strikes during the June-September rainy season are common in this part of the country.



Sponsored by : Nexa Peaks Auto