Child dies being struck by lightning in Gulmi

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lightning in Gulmi

A child has died after being injured in a lightning strike in the Gulmi district.

The deceased has been identified as Rahul Gandharva, 11, of ISMA Gaonpalika-4, Gulmi District Police Office, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Purushottam Prasad Pandey said.

Three others have been seriously injured in the lightning strike. The injured Ram Bahadur Gandharva, 39, Rupa Nepali, 24, and Kismat Nepali, 11, have been sent to Gulmi Hospital for further treatment, said DSP.

The other three injured in the lightning strike have returned home after receiving treatment at the local health post.

According to police, three goats of Narayan Basnet also died in the lightning strike on Wednesday evening.

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