Published On : Thu, Sep 1st, 2016

Lightning bolt scares 7-yr old girl to death in Mankapur


Nagpur: In a tragic incident, a 7-year old girl lost her life after hearing the thundering sound of lightning bolt in Mankapur area here on Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased 7-year old Madhu Akhilesh Ahirwar, resident of Swami Nagar, near Godhni Nallah, was returning home around 2 pm on Wednesday after her school was over. As Madhu reached near Gorewada last bus stop, a lightning bolt thundered in the skies. The kid was so much scared by the thundering sound, she fell on the ground and became unconscious. Nearby people rushed Madhu to Mayo Hospital for treatment but it was too late. Doctors at the hospital declared Madhu brought dead around 3.30 pm.

Mankapur PSI Gaekwad, based on information, has registered a case of accidental death and probing the matter in detail.