Bhograi, July 2: At least two persons were killed and four other were critically injured after lightning struck them while bathing is Digha sea beach.
The deceased persons have been identified as Sangram Pal (24) and Subhajit Pal (26), residents of South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.
As per reports, six youths from Kolkata had come to Digha sea beach and were bathing in the sea when lightning struck them.
As a result, all of them fell unconscious. Later, some locals rescued and rushed them to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared Sangram and Subhajit dead.
Being informed, police arrived at the spot and recovered the bodies.
Police have registered an unnatural death case and started an investigation into the matter.