Lightning claims three lives in Khotang district
Three persons were killed after being struck by lightning in Khotang district on Monday night.
The deceased have been identified as Mahanta Rai, 60 of Patheka-8, his son Dhakmsher Rai, 35 and Jaya Kumar Rai, 50 of ward no 4.
Reports said that the three died on the spot after lightning hit the make-shift shop owned by Mahanta in the locality.
District Police Office, Khotang said that a police team has been dispatched to the site where the lightning incident took place.
Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports say that two persons were also killed in a remote village in Sindhupalchowk Monday night. nepalnews.com