One member of the horticulture workers of a gated condominium in Gurugram died and three others sustained accidents on Friday when a tree beneath which they have been standing to guard themselves from the rain was struck by lightning.
In accordance with officers, the incident occurred round 4.30 pm at Signature Villas in Sector 82. The victims have been recognized as Ramprasad, Shivdutt, and Lali, who hail from Uttar Pradesh and have been gardeners on the society, and their supervisor Anil Kumar, a resident of Sohna. Whereas Shivdutt, Lali, and Kumar are steady and present process therapy at Medeor hospital in Manesar, 38-year-old Ramprasad succumbed to his accidents late Friday evening.
Talking to The Indian The Press Reporter, Krishan Kumar, answerable for the Vatika police submit mentioned, “The 4 males had sought shelter beneath a tree within the society when it started to rain closely on Friday night. A bolt of lightning struck the tree and all 4 of them have been injured. They have been rushed to Medeor hospital, however Ramprasad handed away throughout therapy on Friday evening. He was within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The opposite three males are steady.”
“The statements of the surviving victims have been taken and the physique has been saved within the mortuary. As soon as the deceased’s household arrives, we are going to do the additional investigations within the case. No grievance has been submitted or FIR lodged but,” he mentioned.
Grabs from a CCTV digicam within the space present the 4 males standing beneath a tree within the society whereas rain pours down on them. As a bolt of lightning strikes the tree, three of them collapse on the bottom instantly, whereas the fourth falls seconds later.