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Lightning Kills 3 In Nashik

Lightning Kills 3 In Nashik

Nashik : Three persons including a woman were killed and another injured in two separate incidents when lightning struck them in Yeola and Nandgaon in the district, police said today.

The incidents took place last evening when heavy rains accompanied with stormy winds lashed the area. Santosh Gudghe (28) and his brother’s wife Varsha Gudghe (25) were killed on the spot when lightning struck at Mamdapur in Yeola tehsil town last evening, police said.

Varsha’s husband Navnath, who was injured in the incident has been admitted to a rural hospital at Yeola. The victims were working in their field when the mishap occurred.

In another incident at village Dorli-pada in Nandgaon taluka, a 13-year-old boy Dattu Chavan was killed by lightning near his house, Nandgaon police said.