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Lightning Deaths
India  /  Published 07.08.22

MP: 9 dead in lightning strikes

Nine people were killed and two others injured after lightning struck them in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha, Satna and Guna districts in the last 24 hours, officials said. The India Meteorological Dep...
By PTI in Bhopal

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Youths on hilsa hunt killed by lightning

Two persons were killed by lightning in East Midnapore’s Mahisadal early on Wednesday while drawing in their catch of hilsa from the Rupnarayan river. The deceased, Samir Pal, 35 and Biswanath ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

World  /  Published 05.08.21

Lightning kills 17 of Bangla party

At least 17 people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Wednesday when lightning struck a wedding party on a boat in northwestern Bangladesh, officials said. The lightning hit as the boat rea...
By PTI in Dhaka

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.21

Bolt from the blue: Lightning deaths

Thirty-two people died in West Bengal on account of lightning strikes in June. Alarmingly, 27 deaths had been recorded on a single day — June 7. Should these deaths serve as a warning for Bengal...
By Saheli Das

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.21

Letters to the editor: Pegasus snoopgate, Prithvi Shaw should stay focussed, death by lightning

Grave threat Sir — The term, ‘Pegasus’, is gaining wide currency in India’s political discourse (“Big brothers”, July 23). The latest startling revelation that Peg...
By The Telegraph

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India  /  Published 12.07.21

Jaipur: 11 dead in lightning strike

Tragedy struck in the form of a lightning strike in front of the 12th century Amer Palace near Jaipur, leaving eleven people dead and many injured. The incident took place when people were taking...
By Our Bureau in Jaipur

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

7-year-old orphaned by bolt from the blue

A bolt from the blue on Monday evening tore apart a seven-year-old girl’s life in Hooghly, killing her parents. Her parents had gone to their field to save their peanut crop from rain, when lig...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore, Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.21

Lightning kills 26 in Bengal

Lightning killed at least 26 persons across five Bengal districts — Hooghly, Murshidabad, Bankura, East and West Midnapore — on Monday. A state government official said 11 persons died in...
By Alamgir Hossain, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Behrampore, Hooghly

North East  /  Published 15.05.21

Jumbo deaths highlight forest cover loss

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By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.20

Lightning kills 8 in Birbhum

Lightning killed at least eight persons, including four women, in Birbhum district on Tuesday evening. Police sources said three persons each were killed in the Bolpur and Suri subdivisions of the di...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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