The surveillance camera shows four people under a tree. When lightning strikes the canopy, three of them immediately fall to the ground, while the fourth falls a second later.
A gardening worker from a gated community in a satellite city of Gurugram in the Indian capital, New Delhi, was killed and three others were injured.
A video recorded by the security camera of a residential property near the crash site showed the tree canopy falling from lightning and catching fire immediately, as shown in the images below. The footage shows four people talking carelessly to each other before the lightning strikes and seconds later, they all fall to the ground.
Lightning struck Sector 82 of Gurugram. One dead, three injured
A security guard from the same residential complex ran towards the enclosed park where the incident took place to help the fallen people.
Laborers after lightning
The four men took shelter under a tree […] When it rains hard […]. Trees and four injured due to lightning. He was taken to the hospital […], But Ramprasad died during treatment […]. The other three men are stable “, Having said The Indian Express website Krishna Kumar, in charge of the local police post.
The victims were identified as Ramprasad, Shivdutt, Lali and their supervisor Anil Kumar. The first three condos had gardeners and Anil Kumar was the supervisor.
Krishna Kumar said, “The testimony of the survivors was collected and the dead body was kept in the morgue. As soon as the family of the deceased comes, we will investigate further in the case. No complaint has been filed yet.” said.