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Lighting claimed 1 life, injured 10


17 February 2019  

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PAANCHTAR: Lightning has claimed one life while 10 others were injured in  separate incidents in Tehrathum district last Saturday. Bhagendra Tamang,17, a resident of Pauwasartapka in Falgunandana rural municipality-3 died after being struck by lightening. His 11-year-old brother sustained injuries. He was rushed to Jhapa after primary treatment at the Paanchthar hospital.

They were inside their home when the incident took place during yesterday’s rainfall, Paancthar police said. Likewise, eight people were injured in a similar incident that took place at the house of Faudaman Tamang. The injured received treatment at the local health post.

Also on Saturday, Dipak Sawa,18, of Sarsiula in Phidim municipality-5 suffered injuries after being hit by lightning inside his home. He was reportedly sleeping when the incident took place. Sawa has returned home upon treatment at the District Hospital, Paanchthar.

Publish Date : 17 February 2019 10:30 AM

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