Udupi: 20-year-old dies after being struck by lightning

Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (JD)

Udupi, May 24: An incident occurred near Shirva Manibettu on Thursday night when a young man was struck by lightning while standing near a toilet to take a bath. Unfortunately, the lightning strike resulted in his death.

The deceased, Rakshit Poojary (20), son of Ramesh Poojary and a resident of Shirva Manibettu Totadamane, was a second-year BCA student at Shirva MSRS College.

Rakshit was standing near the toilet to take a bath last evening when lightning struck him. He was found lying on the ground and was immediately taken to Manipal Hospital by his family members.


Despite treatment, he passed away at 10 pm.




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