Ghazipur (UP) Jun 25 (PTI) Three people were killed in separate incidents of lightning in two villages here, police said on Friday.
Sangeeta Yadav (41) and Satyam Yadav (21) – residents of Rampur Jeevan village – were returning home after shopping from Hansrajpur market late on Thursday when lightning struck them during rains, they said.
They were rushed to a hospital where doctors declared them dead, they added. In another incident, a 28-year-old man died and another injured in Gauspur Budhja village, when lightning struck a tree under which they were taking shelter from the rain, according to police.
The deceased was identified as Amlesh Yadav, they said, adding the injured man was undergoing treatment at a hospital. PTI CORR SAB MGA MGA