Mangaluru: Babu (55), hailing from Bailahongala in Belagavi district, died of a lighting hit while working near the auditorium of Fr Muller hospital in Kankanady around noon on Thursday, June 4.
He was employed by a construction firm. He was severely injured when lightning struck the spot where he worked. He was rushed to the hospital immediately but was declared dead.
A case has been registered in Pandeshwar police station.