A 17-year-old boy was killed by a lightning strike in Kara-Suu district of Osh region, sources said.

The incident happened in Bash-Bulak village of Kara-Suu district yesterday, April 21.

The head of Bash-Bulak rural municipality Islam Ermamatov confirmed this information.

"The boy was taken to the hospital, but he died," he said.

The boy's funeral is taking place today, April 22.