ADILABAD: Four persons including a woman and a girl died in separate incidents of lightning while they were working in agriculture fields in the Adilabad and Komaram Bheem Asifabad districts on Saturday afternoon.
Rains lashed various areas and standing crops suffered damage in the Adilabad district. Deaths apart, four others suffered injuries and 14 goats and one calf died of lightning.
In Burkapalli village in Bajarhathnoor madnal, Garan Singh,45, and his close relative Ashabai, 30, died while working in the agriculture fields. In Guda Mamada in Jainoor mandal, Ganapati, 35, died while Kumra Koddu was injured in the incident and was hospitalized.
A 14-year-old girl Deepali Rathod died of lighning while she was in the agriculture fields in Bandalnagapur in Tamsi madal. Two others were injured and a calve died. This apart, 16 goats of Perka Anand died in Sangvi (K) village in Jainad mandal....