GAJURI: Two people have died and two others have sustained injuries after lightning struck them at Bhinse, Mahadevsthan VDC-1 in Dhading district on Thursday night.
According to the District Police Office, the deceased have been identified as 65-year-old Tok Bahadur Gurung and 45-year-old Deep Bahadur Gurung of Bhainse.
Kanchhi Maya Gurung and Seti Maya Magar have sustained injuries.
It is stated that the lightning fell on a peltric set.Seven houses have been damaged by the thunderbolt.
Similarly, five people were injured by lightning at Maidi VDC-3. The lightning also damaged three houses in Madi.
Meanwhile, a woman died due to electrocution at Sunaula Bazaar VDC-9. She is 61-year-old Indra Kumari Malla, the District Police Office, Dhading stated.