Two killed and five injured as thunderstorm and lightning strikes Malda

Malda, 19th July: Sensation prevailed after two women lost their lives in the thunderstorm and lightning that struck several parts of the Malda on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Jaya Mandal (25) and Sima Mandal (26). The incident surfaced from Gobra village in Malda’s Harischandrapur-2 block.

As per the locals, several labourers were working on a field when the tragic incident occurred.

Reportedly, the locals rescued 7 of them in a critical condition and took them to Bhaluka Health Center. As their condition further deteriorated, they were then referred to Malda Medical College and Chanchal Super Specialty Hospital. Unfortunately, the two women succumbed to their injuries.

Meanwhile, the bodies have been sent to Malda District Hospital for post mortem.

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