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13 dead in lightning strikes in Bihar

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Patna: At least 13 people have died due to lightning strikes in Bihar, while dozens of cattle were killed in the state due to heavy rains on Wednesday. In the Jagdishpur police station area of ​​Bhagalpur district, three people died and another suffered burn injuries due to lightning. According to sources, four of them were returning home, having taken their cattle for grazing. As it began raining heavily they stood under a tree to avoid being drenched. However, a lightning strike led to the death of Shriram Yadav (46), Kailash Yadav (58) on spot. While, Sujit Kumar and Anand Kumar (14) suffered burns, one of them died during treatment. A young man died due to lightning in Banpaniya Panchayat Sanpatha village of Kisanpur police station area in ​​Supaul, while a worker died due to a thunderclap in Sarairanjan police station area of ​​Samastipur district. It is being told that Nandlal Rai (45), a labourer from Jitwarpur Kumhira village, was working in the field when he died due to the thunderstorm and heavy rains. One person died on the spot due to a thunderstorm in Bhagrar village of Neem Nawada Panchayat in the Khaira block area of ​​Jamui. The deceased person has been identified as 35-year-old Sitaram Yadav, son of Kesho Yadav, a resident of Bhagrar village. He was grazing cattle in the field. Apart from this, a woman also died due to a thunderclap in the district itself. Dozens of cattle were also killed due to lightning. In Banka, one person died due to a lightning strike, when he was going to deliver sweet to his daughter’s house on the occasion of Eid. In Nalanda district, a woman who was returning from the fields was also killed due to a lightning strike. Two people, including a 10-year-old child, were killed in Munger due to lightning, while eight others were injured. The deceased child has been identified as BDM Kumar. Meanwhile, all those who were injured have been admitted to the Community Health Center in Sangrampur for treatment. In Begusarai, one person was killed in the Suryapura area of ​​Bhagwanpur police station limits. The deceased identified as Raghu Mahato, a resident of Suryapura had gone to work in his cornfield. As it began raining, a thunderclap occurred killing Raghu Mahato instantaneously. Due to the heavy rains and thunderstorms in the state, several mango orchards and crops were also damaged

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