A cow died after getting struck by lightning, late in the night. On Thursday night, the incident took place in the northern Bhatibari area under the Shamuktala police station in Alipurduar district.
Purnima Das is deeply shocked by the cow's sudden demise.
She told that all the people in the house were sleeping at night. Suddenly there was a loud thunder. When the people of the house switched on the lights, they saw that a lot of goods were burnt. After this, the members of the house, heard the calf's cries and went to the shed, and saw that the cow had died.