Lightning kills 7 Dalit children in Bihar
- By NewsOnFloor Staff
- Jul 19, 2019
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Eight other children were injured in the incident that took place at Dhanpur village under Kashichak police station in Nawada, district official Anu Kumar said.
According to a district police, the lightning struck when the children were playing under a banyan tree. All the injured have been admitted to a government hospital.
The state government has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the victims' families. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed his condolence over the tragedy.
Lightning strikes during the monsoon are common in Bihar.
Source : ians