Two persons were killed when lightning struck their hutment at Orahi East village in Bihar's Araria district last night, polie said today.

Imraha police outpost incharge Rajiv Kumar said Ramanand Yadav and his son Bikash Yadav were sleeping at their house near the police outpost when lightning struck their little dwelling, killing both on the spot.

The bodies have been sent to the Sadar Hospital for post-mortem.

Source: Press Trust of India