One killed, two injured in Bajura lightning

BAJURA: A teen was killed and two more sustained injuries when lightning struck a house of Chandan Karki at Borta, Rugin in the north of Bajura district on Thursday night.

The deceased has been identified as 14-year-old Sher Bahadur Karki, son of Chandan Karki while the injured are his two daughters, Jhumkala Karki (17) and Junu Karki (10).

The sister duo sustained burn injuries in the incident, the District Police Office, Bajura, stated.

They are receiving treatment at the Primary Health Centre in Kolti.

The lightning also killed Karki's two oxen and a goat.