Boy dies in lightning strike in Maharashtra's Thane

The victim, Paras Farde, was going to the farm with his family members when it started raining heavily

Boy dies in lightning strike in Maharashtra's Thane

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Thane, May 7

A 14-year-old boy died after being struck by lightning in Shahapur tehsil of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Friday.

The incident occurred late on Thursday evening at Farde Pada hamlet near Shivner village, the district rural police said.

"The victim, Paras Farde, was going to the farm with his family members when it started raining heavily. The boy died on the spot after lightning struck him," a police official said.

A case of accidental death was registered at Shahapur police station and the minor's body was sent for post-mortem to a local government hospital, he said. PTI

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