Minor drowns, women killed in lightning

BIRATNAGAR: A two-year-old boy drowned while taking bath in a river in Morang on Friday.

Shiva Lal, son of Bhado Hasda of Jahada-8, Sisawani drowned in the Lohanda River, according to Eastern Regional Police Office, Biratnagar. He had gone to the river to take a bath with his friends.

Meanwhile, a woman in Dhankuta died in a lightning strike on Friday evening.

Damber Maya Bhandari (57) of Salghari in Leguwa-7 died in the sudden discharge of electricity from the clouds, police said.