Last Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Nepal: Lightning strike in Chitwan kills 2, injures 7 others

Lightning strike in Kalika Municipality of Chiwan has claimed lives of two people and injured seven others.

According to Nepal Police, lightning struck HariKrishna brick factory of Jiraunu-7 killing two workers.

Dinesh Majhi, aged 16, the permanent habitant of Sarlahi died in the incident. Another 24 years old worker, Rita Rai also died in the lightning disasters.

At least seven workers of Marinkhola have been injured due to the lightning strike. They are having treatment at Chitwan Medical College.