Ujjain: Villager killed in lightning-strike

Ujjain: A 45 year old villager reportedly died due lightning-strike in village Jhiranya under Bhairavagrh police station limits. According to police Jeevan son of Karansingh went to his agriculture land for covering the water motor pump as it was raining heavily there on Tuesday. He stood under the tree located in the field to take shelter from rain meanwhile the lightning struck on the tree and he died on the spot.

When he did not reach home till late night his kin reached the field while searching for him, where they found him died. The police told that the mobile phone of the victim was also destroyed and his body turned black following the incident, the tree also got damaged, the police added. The body has been handed over to the family members after post mortem and a case has been filed in the incident.

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