Dumka / Giridih:
Five people were killed and another injured after being struck by lightning in the Dumka and Giridih districts of Jharkhand, officials said.
According to Dumka’s sub-divisional Maheshwar Mahato, lightning struck Somlal Besra, 30, and Rajiv Hansda, 20, while they were snacking at a roadside restaurant in Makrampur, in the post district. of Masalia police.
Both died instantly, said Mahato. Store owner Bablu Das (27) was admitted to a health center with burns, he said.
In another incident in Dumka, Rafique Ansari, who was in his thirties, died in lightning strikes in the village of Asna, in the neighborhood of the Shikaripara police station, the SDO said.
In Giridih district, 12-year-old Nitesh Pandit and 35-year-old farmer Ramesh Rai were also fatally struck by lightning during the day, police sources said.
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