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  • 2 died, 12 others injured in Lightening strike

    Published on August 24, 2019

    By Preetam BC

    Kokrajhar:  At least two persons, including a four-year-old child reportedly died and 12 others injuried when lightning strike them at different places in Kokrajhar district on Friday evening.

    A four-year-old child identified as Pwsabma Basumatary died when ightning struke him at Halangbazar Kashpur area  under Patgaon police outpost in Kokrajhar.

    In separate incident at Bishmuri Bhumika village a 38 years old woman identified as Dhan Kumari Ghaley sustain serious injuries. She was taken to Hospital in Kokrajhar where the doctors declared her brought death.

    At least 12 other persons were also injured in lighting strike at various parts of Kokrajhar district. The injured were admitted to Kokrajhar Rupnath Brahma Civil Hospital and undergoing treatment.

    The injured have been identified as Charan Tudu (13), Charan Kisku (25), Sanatan Hasda (24), Nila Hasda (17), all of Haldibari, Sajen Mushahary (40), Didwm Muchahary (15) of Taigirguri, Afsar Ali Sheikh (26), Rabika Bibi (19), Aklema Bibi(24) of Dhuramari, Onthao Brahma(12), Dhanmanik Brahma (13) and Buha Khaklar (69) of Mainaopur village.


    Thunderstorm accompanied by heavy rain lashes several parts of Kokrajhar district on Friday evening.