Monsoon season: More than a hundred people died in lightning strikes in India

In the case of multiple lightning strikes in the North and East of India were killed on Thursday at least 107 people. Dozens more people had been violated would

Monsoon season: More than a hundred people died in lightning strikes in India

In the case of multiple lightning strikes in the North and East of India were killed on Thursday at least 107 people. Dozens more people had been violated would be the single screw in the middle of the annual monsoon, informed the authorities.

83 people died alone in the impoverished Eastern Indian state of Bihar. It was one of the highest Fatalities due to lightning strikes within a day, the achieved by the state in the past few years, said civil protection Minister of Bihar, Lakshmeshwar Rai, the AFP news Agency. With an increase in the number of casualties to be expected, said Rai more.

From the neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh have been reported 24 Dead. Most of the victims were according to the authorities from the border region of Nepal.

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Prime Minister Narendra modi announced on Thursday evening in the short message service Twitter expressed his condolences with the families of the victims. The governments of both Federal States were already in place for first emergency, he added.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 09:20

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