Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Natural Disaster: Lightning strikes in india kill 120

Lightning strikes have claimed lives of at least 120 people in four Indian states. Fatalities are from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh.

Lightning disaster killed 57 people in Bihar, 41 in Uttar Pradesh, 12 in Madhya Pradesh and 10 in Jharkhand. 

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, at least 2,000 people die in lightning strikes in India every year.