Lightning kills three, injures two in West Bengal Malda

MALDA: Three people died and two were injured in separate strike incidents on Sunday, a senior police officer said.

Police superintendent Alok Rajoria said that Hussain Alia (33) of the town of Paranpur Uportola, Anarul Haque (34) of the town of Parampur and SK Hassain (17) of the town of Chandpur died when lightning struck them while they worked in the field.

Two people were injured in the village of Chandpur when lightning struck them, the SP said.

The two injured people were admitted to Malda Medical College and Hospital, police said.