Jashpur. Two members of the same family were killed and an elderly woman injured due to lightning in the tribal-dominated Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh. The police gave this information on Sunday. An official said that the incident took place in Rajpur village of Bagicha development block on Saturday when the victims were repairing the thatch of their house.
He said, “After it started raining in the afternoon, he was resting in a room next to his house when lightning struck him.” Ratiyaram (68) and his daughter-in-law Dinamati were killed, while Dinamati’s mother Manjani Bai was seriously injured, the official said.