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Bihar: Lightning strikes kill 15 people in 8 districts

Lightning strikes in Bihar: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed condolences over the death of 15 people due to lightning and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to each of the deceased's family members.

Edited By: Sheenu Sharma Patna Updated on: July 05, 2023 21:33 IST
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Image Source : PIXABAY.COM Lightning strikes kill 15 people in 8 districts of Bihar.

Lightning strikes in Bihar: At least fifteen people were killed after being struck by lightning in eight districts of Bihar in the last 24 hours. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed condolences over the death of 15 people due to lightning and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to each of the deceased's family members.

Kumar also appealed to the people of the state to remain alert and stay indoors.

According to a statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Wednesday, Rohtas district reported five deaths followed by two each in Katihar, Gaya and Jehanabad. Besides, Khagarai, Kaimur, Buxar and Bhagalpur recorded one death each.

The CM also urged people to follow advisories issued by the Disaster Management Department. Nine people were killed due to lightning in seven districts in the state on Tuesday (July 4).

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