At the least 23 folks have been killed and 29 others injured after being struck by lightning in numerous districts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.
Based on an official assertion, eight folks died in Allahabad, six in Mirzapur, two in Kaushambi and one in Jaunpur.
A report from the Aid Commissioner’s Workplace stated that 9 others in Prayagraj, 10 in Mirzapur and 4 in Kaushambi suffered severe burns.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep anguish over the lack of lives and directed respective district magistrates to increase compensation of Rs four lakh to the household of these killed.
He additionally requested the officers to make sure that correct medical remedy is offered to the injured, the assertion stated.
A report from Bhadohi stated six folks have been killed and no less than six others injured in numerous components of the district.
Further District Justice of the Peace Shailendra Kumar Mishra stated lightning struck in numerous villages of the district late within the night.