The deceased were residents of Goabari village under Magheli panchayat while the tractor driver is the resident of Dayalpur village of the district, SHO said adding that the injured has been taken to Purnea for treatment.
“We tried to revive him at first, then took him to a hospital. He was declared brought dead at Sishu Mangal Hospital,” said Abdul Masood, the president of the club he played for. Pal was a student of BCom third year and had joined Calcutta Cricket Academy a month ago.
Four people were killed and six others injured in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Chhattisgarh's Korba and Janjgir-Champa districts, police said. The injured have been admitted to hospital, said the official.
Dust storms, floods and thunderstorms along with lightning have killed over one dozen people every single day this year. This kind of weather, particularly across north and east India, has put Uttar Pradesh on top of the list of such deaths.