Bihar reports 83 deaths in a day by ‘lighting strike’
Published: 09:27 PM, 25 June 2020
About 83 people killed in a day by lighting strike on Thursday in Bihar, India. Revealing this number, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced to compensate the families of the deceased.
According to a report by Kolkata 24x7, the weather forecasted that something terrible to happen. But the thunderstorms would be so terrible, it was unthinkable. These deaths have occurred in several districts of the state.
The news agency published the news of death but the exact number was not known. In the evening, the Bihar government released the death toll of 83 people.
According to the report, 13 people died in Gopalganj of Bihar, 9 in Madhubani and Nawada, 6 in Bhagalpur, 6 in Siwan, five each in Dwarbhanga, Bangka, East Champaran and three each in Khagaria and Aurangabad.
Besides, 2 each died in West Champaran, Krishnaganj, Jamui, Jahanabad, Purnia, Supul, Boxer, and Kaimur districts. One each died in Samastipur, Shibhar, Saran, Sitamari, and Madhapur.
After the incident, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced to pay Tk 4 lakh to the families of the deceased.