Boy struck by lightning, critical

A teenage boy was critically injured after being struck by lightning at his house at  Basooni village of Balakote in Mendhar sub division.

Injured has been identified as 17 years old Majid Ali son of Mohammad Shabir.

Locals said that boy was sitting inside the house when lighting struck leaving him injured.  He was shifted to local army hospital where he was provided medical aid.

Later he was taken to sub district hospital Mendhar from where he was referred to Rajouri GMC Associated Hospital for specialised treatment.