Chhattisgarh: 2 Persons died in lightning strike in Korba district

The victims Ramsingh Dhanwar (26) and 14-year-old Baisakhu Dhanwar were walking back after fishing in a small pond near Ghuddeva village under Bakimongra police station limits on Tuesday evening, an official said.

Korba: Two persons died after they were struck by lightning in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district, police said on Wednesday.

The victims Ramsingh Dhanwar (26) and 14-year-old Baisakhu Dhanwar were walking back after fishing in a small pond near Ghuddeva village under Bakimongra police station limits on Tuesday evening, an official said.

Lightning struck the duo, who were rushed to a local hospital where they were declared dead, he said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the official said, adding that a case has been registered in this regard.

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