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Delhi: Five injured in lightning strike in Hiranke village

News Agencies | Updated on: 31 August 2016, 16:32 IST

Five persons, including two women and two children, sustained minor burn injuries when they were struck by lightning during rain at Hiranke village in north west Delhi on 31 August.

The injured, identified as Kiran (37), her two sons - Himanshu (14) and Mohit (12) - Sashi (30) and Jaikishan (35) had taken shelter in a field during the rain when the lightning struck them around 10.15am, a senior police officer told PTI.

Police received information about the incident about 20 minutes later and rushed to the spot from where they sent the injured to Raja Harish Chandra Hospital in Narela.

The victims, who received minor burn injuries, were stated to be in a stable condition.

--PTI

First published: 31 August 2016, 16:32 IST
 
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