Lightning kills over 100 sheep in Ganderbal.
© Umar Raina
Lightning kills over 100 sheep in Ganderbal.
Over 100 sheep were killed by lightning in Sarbal and Baltal areas of central Kashmir's Ganderbal on Tuesday last night

According to an official, the nomads had arrived in the area a few weeks before and had erected makeshift tents in a nearby forest. During the night as the lightning struck followed by fresh snowfall over a hundred sheep were killed.

"The shepherds had kept their sheep in the open sky. But soon after the lightning and fresh snowfall in upper reaches of Ganderbal district including Sonamarg over hundred sheep were killed.