Three people were killed and one was injured in lightning strikes in the Patan and Surendranagar districts of Gujarat, police said on Wednesday (June 8).
A 35-year-old woman working on a field in Roda village of Patan was struck by lightning amid light rainfall around 7:00 pm on Tuesday (June 7), an official from Harij police station said.
Two persons were killed in lightning strikes in Surendranagar district, parts of which witnessed rainfall accompanied by thunder and strong winds, it was stated.
A 25-year-old tribal man sustained serious injuries after being struck by lightning in Nani Kathechi village on Tuesday evening and was rushed to a hospital, where he died this morning, an official from Pansina police station said.
In a similar incident in Jambu village, a man was killed and another was injured, he said.
Rainfall and thundershowers have been reported in parts of the state’s Surendranagar, Amreli, Ahmedabad, and Botad districts.