Daltonganj, Three people lost their lives in separate incidents which took place under different police station areas of the Palamu district, officials said.
The first incident took place in Karamdih and Kajru Khurd villages under Pandu Police Station area of this district, where two people identified as Vashisth Singh (58) and Shivpujan Chandrvanshi (40), who were standing outside their homes when it started raining and before they could get back inside lighting fell on them killing both of them on the spot.
In the second incident in Sikki village under Patan Police Station area the body of a man identified as Jitendra Bhuiyaan was found in the field. Family members said that he was mentally challenged and had died due to electrocution. The body was later sent for postmortem.