Patna: As many as six members of a family were killed in Benibad village of Gaighat Block in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur District after a high-tension wire falls on them on Thursday.
Meanwhile, hailstorm and lightning have left at least nine people dead in Bihar in the last 24 hours.
Two each were killed in Purnea, Jahanabad and Jamui district, while the remaining three were killed in Muzaffarpur, Dharbanga and Nawada.
Maximum rainfall was recorded in Purnea. Mango and Litchi crops have been damaged due to the hailstorm.
According to the MeT department, eastern part of the state is likely to experience some rain today.