Khanna, August 31
A building housing the office of Connect and a local cable network company was struck by lightning on Thursday, resulting in a loss of about Rs 5 lakh.
Internet services provided by the company in the city were disrupted. The repair of damaged equipment was continuing till the reports last came in.
A telephone exchange of Connect and computers, tower, LCDs, cameras and transmitters of the local cable network company were damaged. The rain started at about 3.30 and lightning struck the building at about 4 pm, said Baljit Singh, an employee.
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