2 die after being struck by lightning in Kashmir

2 die after being struck by lightning in Kashmir

Srinagar: Two persons, including an 18-year-old woman, were killed due to lightning in separate incidents in Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, officials said on Monday. Fatima Bano (18), a resident of Najan village in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora died when she was struck by lightning outside her house, an official said. While Mohammad Yousuf […]

Man killed by lightning in Uri

Man killed by lightning in Uri

BARAMULLA: A man was killed due to lightning in border town Uri on Saturday, official sources said. They said that Sher Ahmad, 40, son of Mir Ahmad, a resident of Gawalan, Uri, died Saturday morning when he was struck by lightning near his home. He was shifted to hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. […]

Lightning strike kills man in Reasi

Lightning strike kills man in Reasi

Jammu: A 50-year-old man was killed and two others were injured when they were struck by lightning in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Saturday. Farooq Ahmad Bakarwal, his daughter Rafia and uncle Abdullah were hit by the lightning inside their house at Kun Darorian village in the Katra area around midnight, a […]

Lightning kills over 100 cattle in Rajouri

Lightning kills over 100 cattle in Rajouri

Jammu: Over a hundred cattle died due to lightning that struck the mountainous belt of Rajouri district Friday, police said. As many as 107 goats and sheep died while a dozen cattle were injured in the lightning that struck high altitude Alal Mangota area, they said. Rajouri Deputy Commissioner Mohammed Aijaz Asad has sent a […]

100 sheep killed by lightning in Uri

100 sheep killed by lightning in Uri

Baramulla: At least 100 sheep and goats were killed by lightening in frontier town Uri on Saturday afternoon. Local sources said that two men, Nazir Ahmad and Mohammad Sharif of Kalgay Uri, took their sheep and goats Saturday morning to nearby area for grazing, however when heavy rains started Saturday afternoon they put their livestock […]

Lightning kills teenager in Anantnag

Lightning kills teenager in Anantnag

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,” […]

Lightning kills woman in Jammu

Lightning kills woman in Jammu

Jammu: A woman was killed when she was struck by lightning in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. Parveen Akhtar (35) was inside her house in Kandi village when she was struck by the lightning last night, a police official said. Her death raised the number of people killed in lightning […]

Lightning kills father, son duo in Jammu

Lightning kills father, son duo in Jammu

Jammu: A father and son died on Monday when lightning struck their house in Reasi in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Lightning struck in Launcha area of Mahore tehsil in the district at 1600 hours on Monday resulting in death of 30-year-old Ali Mohammad and his 3-year-old son Shabir, a police officer said.