India: Lightning Kills Nearly 50 People in One Week

Nearly 50 people have been killed by lightning in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state within the past week, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Thursday, noting that India has recorded almost 750 deaths from lightning strikes nationwide since April.

NEW DELHI, INDIA - MAY 23: A view of lightning seen from a rooftop at Patel Nagar on May 2