No less than 23 individuals had been killed and 29 others injured after being struck by lightning in numerous districts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
In keeping with an official assertion, eight individuals died in Allahabad, six in Mirzapur, two in Kaushambi and one in Jaunpur.
A report from the Aid Commissioner’s Workplace stated that 9 others in Prayagraj, 10 in Mirzapur and 4 in Kaushambi suffered severe burns.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep anguish over the lack of lives and directed respective district magistrates to increase compensation of Rs four lakh to the household of these killed.
He additionally requested the officers to make sure that correct medical therapy is offered to the injured, the assertion stated.
A report from Bhadohi stated six individuals had been killed and at the least six others injured in several components of the district.
Extra District Justice of the Peace Shailendra Kumar Mishra stated lightning struck in several villages of the district late within the night.