Anantnag: A 17-year-old boy was killed near his home in Brariangan area of Shangus in Anantnag district-after lightning struck him Saturday afternoon.
Two other people-standing nearby were left unconscious due to lightning. Police confirmed the death of the teenager and identified him as Muzaffar Ahmad Khan, son of Wali Muhammad Khan.
“He died on spot,” a police official said, “Though the locals took him to the hospital, he had already succumbed,”
The other two people, who were left unconscious, have regained consciousness and are stable at a local hospital.