Mangaluru: Several houses in Chokkabettu were damaged in the sudden railfall on Suday.
Lightning hit a part of the tiled roof of the house of Sundar Bhandary. The electrical wiring system got completely burnt.
In the adjacent houses belonging to Krishna, Vishwanath and others, household appliances like inverters and TVs were charred. On Monday, Mangaluru north MLA Mohidin Bava visited the houses and gave an assurance of obtaining relief from the government.