7 killed by lightning in Bengal's Malda district
According to police, an old man and his nephew were killed in lightning at Kahal village in Ratua when they were working in the fields during a thundersquall.
Four other people were admitted to hospital in a serious condition.
Separate incidents of lightning killed two in Harischandrapur area, one in Chanchol and two others elsewhere in the district. Eight others were injured.