5 individuals had been killed and one injured after being struck by lightning in Jharkhand’s Dumka and Giridih districts, officers mentioned.
Based on Dumka Sub-Divisional Officer Maheshwar Mahato, lightning struck 30-year-old Somlal Besra and 20-year-old Rajiv Hansda once they had been having snacks at a roadside eatery at Makrampur in Masalia police station space.
Each of them died on the spot, Mr Mahato mentioned. Store proprietor Bablu Das (27) was admitted to a well being centre with burn accidents, he mentioned.
In a separate incident in Dumka, Rafique Ansari, who was in his 30s, died throughout lightning strikes at Asna village in Shikaripara police station space, the SDO mentioned.
In Giridih district, 12-year-old Nitesh Pandit and 35-year-old farmer Ramesh Rai had been additionally fatally struck by lightning throughout the day, police sources mentioned.
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