3 children killed as lightning strikes UP village

Sep 14, 2020
Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh):  Three children were killed in Chitrakoot district after being struck by lightning in the Chilimal village.

The incident took place on Sunday evening when the children had taken their goats for grazing in the forest area and were returning home.

Superintendent of Police (SP), Ankit Mittal, said the children have been identified as Nanbabu Nishad, 12, Gudda Nishad, 13, and Radha Devi,8.

A man, identified as Dharmendra, was also injured and seven goats  died in the lightning strike.