One killed in lighting


SANKHUWASABHA–A person died on the spot after being hit by thunderbolt at Khandbari Municipality-6 in Sankhuwasabha district on Saturday night.

The deceased has been identified as 45-year-old Harka Maya Tamang from the same locality, police said.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Santosh Khadka said that the lightning struck and claimed Tamang’s life while she had gone to turn off the light. It was raining then.

A post mortem examination of the dead body was done at the District Hospital at Khadbari, police said.