As many as 26 people, including women and children, have lost their lives in Sindh’s Tharparkar and Sanghar districts after being struck by lightning during thundershowers.
As per the details, thunderbolt took 22 lives in the Tharparkar region and four others in adjoining Sanghar district apart of the death of dozens of cattle during deadly rainfall on Thursday.
The injured and dead bodies were shifted to nearby hospitals, rescue officials said.
According to reports, a woman and her daughter died and five children were injured in an incident of thunder-strike at Mokaryar village in taluka Khipro of Sanghar during the rainfall.
Three injured of the incident were admitted to Umerkot Hospital for medical treatment of multiple burn injuries.
The incidents of thunder strike took place at Islamkot, Nagarparkar, Mithi, Chhachhro and other areas of Tharparkar.