Three individuals died and two sustained accidents after being struck by lightning at a village in Chhattisgarh’s tribal-dominated Jashpur district on Wednesday, police stated.
The incident passed off within the afternoon at Sanna village, about 400 km from capital Raipur, the place a weekly market was being held, an official stated.
“Some folks took shelter beneath a tree after it began raining closely and lightning struck them, killing three of them on the spot,” the official stated.
Bhikhnath Uraon (23), Sanju Ram (11), each natives of Sanna, and Vijay Minj (56), a resident of close by Bagicha village, had been killed, he stated.
Nileshwar Yadav (15) and Sainath Ram (28), sustained accidents and had been admitted to a close-by hospital, the place their situation was acknowledged to be out of hazard, he added.
On Could 29, three individuals had been killed and 9 injured in the same incident at a weekly market in Burjudih village of the district.
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