The boy and two adults were killed by lightning in the village of the North Kazakhstan region, the State Department and EMERCOM of the region report.

A tragedy took place yesterday in the Ualikhanovsky district, at the outskirts of the village of Bidayk during a thunderstorm. A thunderbolt struck a child, born in 2005, when he was shepherding. A witness of the incident, a nearby man, called an akim of the rural district, district militia officer and the ambulance.

"They were standing not far from the place where the boy was struck by lightning. The second thunderbolt killed another two: the ambulance driver and the man, who called the ambulance,'' Sputnik-Kazakhstan reports.