Five injured in lightning strike in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 31 (PTI) Five persons, including two womenand as many children, today sustained minor burn injuries whenthey were struck by lightning during rain at Hiranke village innorth west Delhi. The injured, identified as Kiran (37), her two sons –Himanshu (14) and Mohit (12), Sashi (30) and Jaikishan (35) hadtaken shelter in a field during the rain when the lighteningstruck them around 10.15 AM, a senior police officer said. Police received information about the incident about 20minutes later and rushed to the spot from where they sent theinjured to Raja Harish Chandra Hospital in Narela. The victims, who received minor burn injuries, were statedto be in a stable condition. PTI VIT DIP RTDIP

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