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17 killed in lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh

ANI | Updated: Jul 04, 2020 22:55 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 4 (ANI): At least 17 people have died due to lightning strikes in four districts of Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Saturday.
According to government data, 17 people were killed in four districts - Prayagraj, Mirzapur, Jaunpur and Kaushambi.
In addition, one person died today after terrace of a building collapsed due to heavy rains in Prayagraj district.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed concerned District Magistrates to release compensation of Rs 4 lakhs each to the families of the deceased persons.
On June 25, seven people were killed due to lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh, the District Magistrate confirmed. (ANI)

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