Woman Among Two Killed In Lightning Strike

SRINAGAR: Two people died when lightning struck a high-altitude meadow in the Mujpathri area of Budgam district on Saturday, officials said.

The lightning struck the Sochalpathri area of Mujpathri, which is the upper region of Doodhpathri in Budgam, resulting in the deaths of two people, according to officials.

The deceased have been identified as Taja Begum, the wife of Abdus Samad Chopan, and Mohd Sultan Chopan, the son-in-law of Ghulam Mohd Chopan. They were residents of Gurwaith Kalan.

Meanwhile, a team of officials has rushed to the spot, and further investigations have been taken up. (KS)


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