25 children injured due to lightning in Bandhdih Middle School of Bokaro, treated at Jainamod Referral Hospital

Pankaj Prasad
Children injured due to lightning
Children injured due to lightning

25 to 30 students of the school were hit by lightning in the Middle School Bandhdih located in Jainamod of Bokaro district.

25 to 30 students of the school were hit by lightning in the middle school, Bandhdih, located in Jainmod. In this, Dolly Praveen, a student of class IV, was seriously injured. All the students were brought to Jainamod Referral Hospital for treatment. Where seriously injured girl Dolly was referred to Bokaro General Hospital for better treatment. Bokaro civil surgeon Dr Abhay Bhushan Prasad, who reached the spot, said that a girl child is seriously injured. The rest of the kids are scared. All have been treated. Education Minister Jagarnath Mahto has left for Bokaro from Ranchi to take stock of the situation. At the same time, CM Hemant Soren is also keeping an eye on this incident.

what is the event

School headmaster Shashi Bhushan Mahato said that it was raining lightly around 12:30 pm. During this, lightning struck the verandahs of classes one and two. As soon as we realized the lightning, we ran towards that side. All the children were screaming scared of this incident. Sensing any apprehension, the children were rushed to the Jainamod Sadar Hospital. After that the information about the incident was given to the senior officials. Principal Shashi Bhushan Mahato said that 25 to 30 children were injured in this incident. A girl child is in critical condition.

chaos in the hospital

As soon as the families of the children got to know about this accident, the families of all were worried about the condition of their children. There was chaos in the hospital. But seeing the seriousness of the matter, the civil surgeon himself reached the spot and started treating the children by employing a large team of doctors.

There is no lightning driver in the school

On the question of not having a lightning driver in the school, he said that in the year 2004, a lightning driver was installed in the school. But after that 8 to 10 DDOs and headmaster changed, but lightning driver was not installed here. He told that he himself is in charge of the school since June 1, 2021. But when I was given the school handover, there was no mention of lightning driver in it. According to the information, the lightning driver has been stolen in the school.