• Rajasthan: Lightning strikes as people busy in clicking selfies, 18 reported dead, including 7 child


    Jaipur: Lighting in Rajasthan strikes the lives of several people in different regions at distinct points of hours. On Sunday, eighteen individuals, including seven minors, were killed in separate lightning incidents in Rajasthan's Jaipur, Kota, Jhalawar, and Dholpur districts, said police.

    Twenty-one people, including six minors, were further harmed in lightning incidents in separate settlements in the state, they stated.

    In a significant tragedy in Jaipur, 11 persons, principally children, were killed, including eight others wounded when lightning hit them on a hill near the Amber Fort, executives stated.

    Some of them were taking selfies on a watchtower while the remaining were on the range.

    "Eleven persons have died, and eight are injured, Jaipur Police Commissioner Anand Srivastava stated. He stated that a recovering operation is on to watch for additional wounded people.

    Chief Whip in the Rajasthan assembly Mahesh Joshi, including MLA Amin Kagzi moved to the SMS hospital to adhere to the wounded. They provided significant direction for their medication.

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Governor Kalraj Mishra manifested grief over the death of lives in the tragedies.

    The loss of lives due to lightning strikes in Kota, Dholpur, Jhalawar, Jaipur, and Baran today is really sad and unfortunate, Gehlot tweeted. He stated that directions are provided to the administrators to administer quick support to the victims' families.

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