3 killed by lightning In Nashik


NASHIK: Three persons including a woman were killed and another injured in two separate incidents when lightning struck them in Yeola and Nandgaon in the district, police said today.

The incidents took place last evening when heavy rains accompanied with stormy winds lashed the area. Santosh Gudghe (28) and his brother's wife Varsha Gudghe (25) were killed on the spot when lightning struck at Mamdapur in Yeola tehsil town last evening, police said.

Varsha's better half Navnath, who was harmed in the episode has been admitted to a country healing facility at Yeola. The casualties were working in their field when the accident happened.

In another occurrence at town Dorli-pada in Nandgaon taluka, a 13-year-old kid Dattu Chavan was executed by lightning close to his home, Nandgaon police said.