At least five persons sustained injuries after a lightning strike at Keimang Loupham located in the border area of Moirang Khunou and Keirenphabi in Bishnupur district on Wednesday.
According to sources, they were struck by a bolt that hit Keimang Loupham around 2 pm.
The injured persons have been identified as one 25-year-old Meikam Naocha, son of late Achouba from Phougakchao Ikhai Mayai Leikai, presently staying at a Relief Camp in Moirang Khunou Mayai Leikai; 30-year-old Phairenbam Boy, son of Borbabu; 38-year-old Laiphrakpam Hongba, son of late Mangi; 40-year-old Hemam Bashanta, son of Ingocha, all three from Moirang Khunou Mayai Leikai and 30-year-old Maibam Britamjit, son of M Bikram from Moirang Khunou Makha Leikai.
All five of them were rushed to Moirang CHC for further treatments, the sources said.
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