Three women died after being struck by a lightning in Dhanusha district on Thursday. Another person has been injured.
The deceased were identified as Parbati Devi Mandal (50), Anita Devi Pandit (30) and Rita Devi Mandal (28).
They hailed from Mahuwa-9 of the district.
One Jagatiya Devi (42) has been injured in the incident. She has been undergoing treatment in Janakpur Zonal Hospital.
They died after lightning struck them while they were collecting grass in a nearby jungle, said Inspector Gobinda Puri of District Police Office, Dhanusha.