Lightning claims a woman in Karimnagar

K M Dayashankar


KARIMNAGAR:  A 45-year-old woman was killed and another woman sustained injuries after being struck by lightning in Bonthupalli village of Veenavanka mandal on Saturday.

Reports reaching here said that Bhagyamma (45) was planting the paddy nursery saplings in the fields when the lightning hit killing her instantaneously. Another woman Bapu Ilamma sustained injuries and shifted to hospital for treatment.

Similarly, lightning had claimed a milking animal in Challuru village of Veenavanka mandal causing a loss of over Rs 50,000 to a milk-producing farmer Bandi Shankar.




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