Jammu & Kashmir

Lightning kills man in south Kashmir, say officials

Lightning. [File Photo]

Srinagar: A man died in a lightning strike in south Kashmir’s Shopian district this evening, officials said.

They told Global News Service that one Bashir Ahmad Parray, son of Abdul Rehman Parray, a resident of Budherhama was in a cow-shed when the lightning struck the structure, leaving him dead on spot.

There were however no immediate reports of any loss to livestock.

A police official in the meantime confirming it told GNS that cognizance has been taken in this regard.

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