11 die in lightning in West Bengal


Lightning also struck a piece of agricultural land in Dubrajhat (representation)


At least 11 people died and four others injured in lightning strikes in West Bengal’s Bankura, Purba Bardhaman and Howrah districts on Monday as thunderstorms hit parts of southern state, sources said. official.

Five people each died in Bankura and Purba Bardhaman, and one in Howrah district.

In Bankura, two people, including a woman, died in the areas of Onda and Bankura Sadar police stations when lightning struck the fields where they were working, sources said.

Two others also died in Onda region, and another in Gangajalghati.

Three people died in separate thunderclaps in different villages under the Galsi police station area of ​​Purba Bardhaman district, while working in the fields, sources said.

Lightning also struck a piece of farmland in Dubrajhat under the Khandaghosh police station, leaving a woman dead.

One person died and four others were injured when lightning struck them while they were bathing in a pond in Talit village below the area of ​​Dewandighi police station, sources said.

In Bagnan, Howrah district, a 50-year-old man died in a thunderclap as the farmer took refuge under a tree during a thunderstorm.

The Met Department forecast rains or thunderstorms in parts of South Bengal on Tuesday.

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