Lightning strikes houses in Sirhind

Lightning strikes houses in Sirhind

Photo for representational purpose only

Fatehgarh Sahib, July 20

Lightning struck several houses in Sirhind city last night damaging electronic goods such as fridge, TV sets, set-top boxes, ACs, bulbs and tubes.

Manpreet Singh, Bir Singh, Chhinderpal Kaur and other residents of Mohalla Soodan Wala said during the rain last evening, lightning struck many houses in the area. Their electronic items were damaged. The residents said a tower was located nearby their houses and it was suspected that the lightning first struck the tower.

Social workers demanded compensation. — TNS

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