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Dolakha, Nepal lightning claims 1, injures 36

Lightning strike in Dolakha, Nepal has claimed life of one person and injured thirty six others.

Lightning struck Bigu-7 in Dolakha district Monday night.

The injured people are having treatment at local health institutions,The Himalayan Times reported.

Lightning in Nepal claimed lives of five people, including 2 kids in March 2013. Thunderstorm and lightning are common natural tragedies in Nepal.

Original post: Natural Disasters List July 30, 2013