Lightening kills youth in Shimla


Shimla/June 29
A”23-year-old youth died while two other suffered injuries after lightening struck them near Jakhu Temple in Shimla on Saturday.
The incident took place near 5 Taka Bench in the afternoon today when they were returning from Jakhu Temple after paying obeisance.
“Santosh along with his friends Parvesh and Sanjay had taken shelter under a tree to protect themselves from heavy rains and storm when lightening struck them that killed Santosh on the spot,” said the police, adding that two youths have suffered injuries in the incident and they have been rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Santosh was an M.Com student with Himachal Pradesh University’s Evening college and the trio had gone to Jakhu Temple to pay their obeisance.

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