Not less than 10 folks had been killed in lightning strikes throughout a thunderstorm in seven districts of Bihar on Sunday, officers stated.
Three individuals had been killed in Purnea, two in Begusarai and one every individual in Patna, Saharsa, East Champaran, Madhepura and Darbhanga districts, a Catastrophe Administration Division official stated.
Greater than 160 folks have died as a result of lightning strikes within the state prior to now three weeks.
The very best variety of 83 folks had been killed in lightning strikes in 23 districts on June 25.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed grief over the demise of 10 individuals as a result of lightning strikes, an official launch stated, including “he was with the households of victims of lightning within the hour of catastrophe”.
Mr Kumar directed cost of Rs four lakh compensation to subsequent of the households of these useless.
The chief minister appealed to the folks of the state to stay vigilant and keep indoors so far as attainable in the course of the unhealthy climate.
He additionally requested folks to comply with advisories issued by the Catastrophe Administration Division on this regard.
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