Lightning kills man

A man was killed on the spot when lightning struck him at Bandarahalli in the taluk on  Thursday.

Police have identified the dead as Venkatswamy (60). They said that Venkatswamy had gone out of the house to bring cows when lightning struck him.

Tahsildar P Jayamadhava visited the spot and declared Rs 1 lakh compensation for the family.

A case has been registered by Mulbagal police station.

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