Teen dies in Uttar Pradesh after being struck by lightning 

The incident occurred Thursday evening when the duo was caught in rains while grazing cattle in Phulpur Mauri village, said Inspector Indradev.

Published: 07th September 2018 02:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th September 2018 02:39 PM   |  A+A-

Kochi witnessed lightening accompanied by heavy showers on Friday evening. The heavy down pour along with wind also resulted in waterlogging and uprooting of trees in different part of the city. A view of lightening from benethe the metro rai track.Photo A Sanesh (Stand alone)

The incident occurred Thursday evening when the duo was caught in rains while grazing cattle. (EPS|A Sanesh)

By PTI

PRATAPGARH: A 15-year-old boy was killed and his brother seriously injured when lightning struck them in the Baghrai area here, police said Friday.

The incident occurred Thursday evening when the duo was caught in rains while grazing cattle in Phulpur Mauri village, said Inspector Indradev.

While Rakesh died on the spot, his brother suffered serious burn injuries and is undergoing treatment at a private nursing home, he said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem, police said.

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