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Posted by: YoNews
« on: Mar 20, 2017    06:20:04 PM »

Lightning bolt kills man in Garo Hills, India

Hailstorm lashed a large part of Garo Hills killing one person and damaging houses

In West Garo Hills, Rajabala constituency is the worst-affected with early reports indicating 14 villages being affected by the storm.

A village elder from Nikikona Jhalupara village in Selsella block, identified as Gobindo Seal, was killed when lightning struck him while attempting to herd his cattle to the cowshed.

Local MLA and parliamentary secretary for water resources Ashahel D. Shira visited the area. He asked district officials to visit the affected parts, assess the damages and ensure compensation.

Source: Lightning bolt kills man in Garo Hills, India