(INDIA) Weather Report: A lightning strike killed at least 16 people and injured many more in Jaipur in the northern part of the country on Sunday #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – July.14: Dozens have also died in lightning strikes in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh states: Lightning strikes kill some 2,000 Indians on average every year, according to official data.

#AceDailyNews reports that the victims were taking selfies in the rain on top of a watch tower at the city’s 12th Century Amer Fort, a popular tourist attraction according to BBC Asia ….

Lightning strikes – seen here over Jaipur – kill dozens in India every year (NURPHOTO) BBC News

A senior police officer told the media that most of the people among the dead at the fort’s tower were young.

Twenty-seven people were on the tower and the wall of the fort when the incident happened and some reportedly jumped to the ground.

Sunday alone saw nine more deaths from lightning strikes reported across Rajasthan state where Jaipur is located, according to local media reports.

#AceNewsDesk report …………Published: July.14: 2021:

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