Minor Girl Killed, Elderly Woman Sustain Injuries in Lightning Incident in Rajouri

Rajouri, May 7: A minor girl was killed even as an elderly woman having sustained injured in a lightning incident in Gambhir Ki Gali in Rajouri on Friday afternoon.

Reports said that the incident occurred at around 3 PM while the two were going to Dokas (mud-sheds) with their livestock in Gabbar area of Kotranka in Budhal tehsil.

The deceased minor has been identified as 11-year-old Musarat Naz daughter of Mohammad Aslam, who died instantly, and the injured as 50-year-old Peeri Begum wife of Ghulam Qadir – both residents of Targian Lehati.

No loss to property was however reported in the incident.

Meanwhile SHO Budhal Mushtaq Ahmad confirming said that a case is being registered in this regard. gns

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