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Lightning strikes claim 23 lives in Bihar, Jharkhand

Thirteen people died in Aurangabad, East Champaran and Bhagalpur districts of Bihar, while in Jharkhand, 10 people lost their lives in Jamtara, Ramgarh and Pakur districts.

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Patna Published on: July 24, 2019 18:15 IST
Lightning strikes claim 23 lives in Bihar, Jharkhand

Lightning strikes claim 23 lives in Bihar, Jharkhand

At least 23 people were killed in lightning strikes in Bihar and Jharkhand, police said on Wednesday.

Thirteen people died in Aurangabad, East Champaran and Bhagalpur districts of Bihar, while in Jharkhand, 10 people lost their lives in Jamtara, Ramgarh and Pakur districts.

The deaths in lightning strikes occurred since Tuesday night, police said.

Bihar was also lashed by heavy rains.

 

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