1 killed in Udayapur lightning

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UDAYAPUR: One person died and other sustained critical injuries after being struck by a lightning in Udyapur district on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Sangita Shrestha (23) of Bhorle, Katari Municipality-11 of the district.

According to Inspector Bikram Lama of the Area Police Office, Katari, Shrestha breathed her last on the way to the Katari Hospital.

Similarly, a 13-year-old girl was critically injured after a lightning struck her today.

Police said that the lightning struck Ashmita BK, a fifth grader at the Bhorleko Secondary School in Shukla of Katari Municipality-10, this morning.

Police said that BK is receiving treatment at the Katari Hospital.

(With inputs from Rastriya Samachar Samiti)