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KATHMANDU: Two women were killed after being struck by lightning in Rolpa on Friday.
District Administration Office, Rolpa said the lightning strikes claimed two women in Tribeni rural municipality-7, Gairigaun of the district.
The deceased have been identified as 75-year-old Khirma Bantha and 21-year-old Asha Budha Magar.
Critically injured Khirma and Asha died while being rushed to the hospital.
A team of police had reached the incident site after being tipped off, said DSP Chitra Bahadur Gurung.