Three killed in lightning strikes in Madhya Pradesh

two government school teachers and a woman were killed in a lightning Sunday evening in Rajgarh district, MP

By: PTI | Rajgarh | Updated: October 3, 2016 4:33 pm

Three persons were killed after being struck by lightning in the districts, police said. The deceased– two government school teachers and a woman– were killed last evening, police said Monday.

“The first incident took place in Bisonia village in the district, where two government school teachers Ajay Arya (38) and Anil Sharma (35) were hit by a lightning when they were standing under a tree for protect themselves from rain,” assistant sub inspector of Suthalia Police Station, Ramesh Tomar said.

Arya was posted in Banjarapura government school, while Sharma worked in Gopalpura in Rajgarh district. In a separate incident at Padalya Mata village, a woman identified as Raju Malviya (50) died when she was struck by lightning, police said. Further investigation into both the cases was on, he added.