Kathmandu : One person has been killed and five others injured in a lightning strike in Salyan district. The deceased has been identified as Himani Rana, 6, of Chinali in Kumakh Gaonpalika-3 of the district.
According to Dhakendra Khatiwada, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Salyan, Rana succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at Salyan District Hospital, Khalanga.
Atiram Rana, 36, his wife Deepa Rana, 30, his son Yamaraj Rana, 8, Tek Bahadur Rana, 26, and Ransih Rana, 23, were injured in the lightning strike.
All the injured are undergoing treatment at Salyan Hospital and their health condition is normal, police said.