Rajasthan: Tourist killed, 5 injured as lightning strikes heritage site in Jhalawar
Rajasthan: Tourist killed, 5 injured as lightning strikes heritage site in Jhalawar


Rajasthan: Tourist killed, 5 injured as lightning strikes
Image Source : FILE Rajasthan: Tourist killed, 5 injured as lightning strikes heritage site in Jhalawar

In yet another incident of lightning, a 50-year-old was killed while five others were injured after lightning struck them in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar district on Sunday, police said. 

The deceased has been identified as Harishankar, a resident of Bejajpur in Baran district, they said. A group of tourists from Baran was visiting the heritage site when at around 4.30 pm lightning struck a dome and area near the palace, SHO (Sarola) Komal Prasad said.

Harishankar, who was one of the tourists, died on the spot, he said. Five others, including two children, were injured in the incident. They were rushed to a local hospital and are undergoing treatment, the SHO said.

Four of the injured tourists are from Baran while one is from Jhalawar, he said, adding the body was handed over to family members after post-mortem.

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