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Jharkhand: Eight killed in lightning strike

The incident occurred at Passi village under Majhiaon police station during a downpour.

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jharkhand Published on: September 12, 2019 18:36 IST
Eight killed in lightning strike in Jharkhand
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Eight killed in lightning strike in Jharkhand

Eight persons were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike in Jharkhand's Garhwa district on Thursday, police said.

The incident occurred at Passi village under Majhiaon police station during a downpour.

Those 10 persons had taken shelter under a tree which was struck by lightning, leading to the death of eight of them.

The two injured were hospitalised.

The administration has given Rs 4 lakh to each of the family of the deceased as compensation, an official release

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