"According to police, three people were killed in Hariharpara, two in Raghunathganj in Murshidabad district, one each in Khandaghosh and Raniganj in Burdwan district and two in Baghmundi Purulia district after they were struck by lightning."
Kolkata, May 31 - At least nine people were killed and a dozen injured by lightning in different parts of West Bengal Saturday, police said.

According to police, three people were killed in Hariharpara, two in Raghunathganj in Murshidabad district, one each in Khandaghosh and Raniganj in Burdwan district and two in Baghmundi Purulia district after they were struck by lightning.

In West Midnapore district's Chandrakona, at least 12 people were injured in a lightning strike while they were working in a field.


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