An individual died after being struck by lightning while attempting to unplug a refrigerator in Bulathkohupitiya-Kegalle police division yesterday (2) evening, Police Sources stated.
He was pronounced dead upon admission to the nearby Hospital.
The deceased was a 57-year-old resident of Dombagahamulla-Puppaney area. His remains are kept at the morgue of the Hospital.
Police are conducting further investigations into the matter.