Lightning kills 93 People

Posted by on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Police say that at least 93 people have been killed and more than 20 injured by lightning strikes in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

An 11-year-old girl died after lightning toppled a tree onto a cabin at an Indiana camp. 

Most of the fatalities were people working on farms during heavy rains on Tuesday.

2,000 people have died in lightning strikes in India every year since 2005, according to the National Crime Records Bureau.

The Team

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