24 killed, 12 injured after being struck by lightning in Uttar Pradesh


Lucknow: At least 24 folks have been killed and 12 others injured on Thursday on account of incidents of lightning in numerous districts of the state, officers mentioned right here. Nine individuals have been killed in Deoria, six in Prayagraj, three in Ambedkar Nagar, two in Barabanki, one every in Kushinagar, Pratapgarh, Balrampur, and Unnao on account of lightning, an official report mentioned right here.

Taking observe of those incidents, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath introduced a compensation of Rs four lakh every to the households of those that died in these incidents. He additionally directed officers to supply the very best well being care services to these injured in such incidents.

Among these injured, eight are from Deoria, two in Barabanki, and one every in Prayagraj and Amethi.

Earlier on Wednesday three individuals, together with a 12-year-old woman, have been killed and a lady was injured in separate incidents of lightning in Banda and Lalitpur districts.

Raj Narayan, 38, a farmer, was killed when he was struck by lightning whereas working in his subject in Itwa village beneath Bisanda police station space of Banda on Wednesday night. His physique was handed over to his relations after autopsy examination, police mentioned.

In one other incident, a 12-year-old woman died and a lady obtained severe burns after being struck by lightning in Chakora village beneath Baan police station space of Lalitpur district.

In an identical incident in Lalitpur, a 37-year-old farmer, recognized as Bhanguta, was killed whereas working in his subject in Tila village beneath Baar police station space.

MET division has forecast heavy rain at remoted locations over east UP on June 26.