Teenager dies of lightning


Jammu: A 14-year-old boy was killed while four others got injured on Tuesday when they were struck by lightning in a remote village of Udhampur, police said.
The lightning hit a mud-house in Raslitakran village of Basantgarh at around 2.30 am, resulting in on-spot death of one Joginder Kumar besides causing minor injuries to four others, a police official said. He said that some clothes and other items were also burnt by lightning. The body of deceased was handed-over to family for last rites after completion of legal formalities, the official added.