Lightning kills college student

Lightning killed a college student near Alangayam on Wednesday evening.According to police, Suresh Kumar (20) of Thurinjikuppam village near Vaniyambadi was riding his motorcycle towards his aunt’s home in Narasingapuram near Alangayam in view of a temple festival there. He had taken a short route that runs through countryside. When he was crossing Kottavur, a village near Alangayam, it started raining. As Sureshkumar stopped under a tamarind tree, a lightning struck him and Suresh died instantly. Alangayam police booked a case and the body was sent to Vaniyambadi Government Hospital for post-mortem. Suresh Kumar was studying B. Sc. final year in Islamiya College, Vaniyambadi.