Lightning strikes kill three people in Punjab, India

Three workers were killed and one was seriously injured when lightning struck them in Rai Mal Majra village in the district’s Bhadson quarter.

The injured worker is being treated at Rajindra Government Hospital. The incident happened at 10:30 a.m. The deceased were identified as Gurpreet Singh, Laal Singh and Gulzar Singh.

It is learnt that the workers were working at a brick factory in Rai Mal Majri village when lightning struck them. Harvinder Singh, owner: “This is a very shocking incident. I am doing everything I can to help the victims.”

Sukhdev Singh, Bhadson station manager, said an autopsy will be conducted and the bodies will be turned over to family members.

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