Lightning destroys 39 houses

06/12/2019

Ranjha, June 12: Around 39 houses have been destroyed in a fire caused by lightning that struck the houses at Duduwa rural municipality in Banke district. Police Inspector of Banke, Arun Poudel, said that Nanki Yadav, 15, was wounded in the incident and has been taken to Indian bordering market for treatment. The fire started from the house of Ramkhelewan Yadav due to the lightning. Clothes and food grains were gutted in the fire. Chairperson of Duduwa rural municipality, Narendra Kumar Chaudhary, said that preparation was underway to provide relief to the victims. Similarly, the house of Gorakh BK of Khajura rural municipality-6 was destroyed when the house caught fire due to lightning. Locals, police personnel and fire engine of Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city doused the fire. RSS

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