Lightning kills Ilam youth

ILAM: A youth was killed after a lightning struck him at Deumai Municipality-2 in Ilam district on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as a local resident Sanjib Rai (23).

The incident occurred after the thunderbolt struck Rai who was sitting on the veranda of his house, leaving him critically injured, according to police.

He breathed his last while he was being rushed to the Ilam Hospital, said police.