Adilabad: As many as 24 goats were killed in a thunderbolt strike when they were taking shelter under a tree at Suryanagar in Boath mandal centre on Sunday.
Locals said that the goats belonging to eight persons died after being struck by lightning when they were taking rest under a tamarind tree on the outskirts of Boath mandal headquarters, which registered a hailstorm and unseasonal rains for an hour.
The owners requested the authorities concerned to sanction compensation.
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