Lightning claims one in Kailali


A woman died after a lightning struck her in Tikapur of Kailali district on early Friday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Bhrikuli BK  ,35, of Ektapur camp in Tikapur Municipality-9, according to the District Police office, Kailali.

The lightning with rainfall struck her at 2:00 am.

Her four-year-old son, Deepak BK, was also injured by the lightning and is undergoing treatment at Tikapur Hospital. The lightning also destroyed the house.

Rainfall has been occurring in the area from Thursday night. The Attariya Field Office of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology recorded 20.3 ml rainfall till 8:30 am this morning from last night. RSS

Posted on: 2013-01-18 01:50