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Tourist dies, wife hurt in lightning strike at Goa beach

Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) In a freak accident, a tourist from Delhi named Chaitanya Nagpal died while his wife received injuries at the popular Candolim beach in North Goa on Friday after a shard of lightning struck them. The couple was walking on the beach when the lightning struck.

Confirming the incident, in-charge of the Calangute police station Nolasco Raposo said, “One Chaitanya Nagpal from Delhi has died following a lightning strike at the Candolim beach. His wife has received injuries and has been admitted to a local hospital.”

The couple was in Goa on a vacation and was staying at a resort close to the Candolim beach, one of the most popular beach stretches in North Goa.

–IANS

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