Lightning strike claims three lives in Mysuru

Oct 6, 2017

MYSURU: At least three persons including a teenager and a woman were killed in a lightning strike near Nandinathapura in Periyapatna taluk, some 85 kms away from Mysuru city.

All three were grazing cattle in a field when they were struck by lightning in the noon hours.

Police have given names of deceased as Sujay (18), Puttanna (59) and Suvarnamma (45), all resident of Hunasewadi village.

Unconfirmed sources claim seven are killed in the tragedy.