Three killed in lightning strike

lightning strike

Three people have been killed in a lightning strike in Parsa district. 

Raghuvir Yadav, 55, of Devarbana in Sakhuwa Prasani Gaonpalika-4 and Rasul Ad Gadi, 27, of Gadiani in Paterwa Sugauli Gaonpalika-1 died when lightning struck them while they were going to graze buffaloes at 7 am on Tuesday. 

They had gone to Pathalwaghat on Tuesday to graze buffaloes. Four persons have been injured in the incident. 

According to Parsa Police, the condition of one of them is critical. 

The condition of the other three is normal. 

The injured have been identified as Rajbanshi Mahara of Sakhuwa Prasani village and is being brought to Narayani Hospital in Birgunj for treatment, police said. 

Similarly, 50-year-old Asturani Devi Tharuni of Jirabhavani Gaonpalika-3 Jitpur of Parsa, who went to plant paddy in a field this morning, also died due to lightning. 

According to police, he was struck by lightning and died on the spot.