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2 Delhi airport ground staffers injured in lightning strike

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two ground staffers suffered injuries after lightening struck close to a plane that was ready to depart from a runway at the Delhi airport, police said on Friday.

The lightening struck as the plane was about to depart at around 8.50 pm on Thursday, police said, adding the two men working on ground suffered injuries due to it, a police official said.

The men were rushed to a private hospital and are stated to be stable, he said.

The passengers were deplaned and an official said damage, if any, to the plane will be ascertained later.

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First Published: Sat, December 14 2019. 00:00 IST