RAJOURI, Feb 20: Three persons were seriously injured in two separate incidents of lightning in district Rajouri today.
A police spokesman said that one Fazleet Begum (45), wife of Mohd Iqbal and Mohd Azeem, son of Nazir Hussain, resident of Dassal were seriously injured when lightning hit a tree this afternoon. It was raining amidst thunder storm. Both were taking shelter under a nearby tree. They suffered injuries and were removed to District Hospital, Rajouri and later referred to GMC hospital Jammu.
In yet another similar incident at Muradpur near Rajouri, one Salima begum, daughter of Mohd Sageer, was injured this evening. She was also hospitalized and then shifted to Jammu.