Lightning kills six in West Bengal

Suri : Six persons were killed in lightning strike in three places of Birbhum district Friday evening.

Seikh Aktar (32), Seikh Sabir (42) and Seikh Abraj (34) were killed as lightning struck them when they were working in a quarry at Bahdurpur village under Nalhati police station area, police said.

13-year-old Dashami Let of Ebai village under Nalhati police station area was struck by lightning when she was going home, police said.

At Saithia, Dhalu Murdi (48) and Matal Murdi (55) were also killed in lightning strike. (PTI)