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3 killed by lightning in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Khunti (Jharkhand) 

Three persons including a couple were killed after being struck by at a village in district, a said today.

A woman was also injured in the strike at Tirilpidi village yesterday, the said.

The victims have been identified as (30) his wife (28) and (25).

The couple and their relatives - and - were working in a paddy field when rain accompanied by thunderbolt hit the area yesterday afternoon, Sub-Divisional Officer, said.

Barring Asran Bhengra, the three others were taken to a hospital in a critical condition. While two of them were declared as brought dead, was referred to the in Ranchi where she succumbed to her injuries today, the SDO said.

was discharged after preliminary treatment at a hospital in

Compensation would be provided to the next of kin of the victims as per government norms after the completion of formalities, Paul said.

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First Published: Fri, August 17 2018. 14:55 IST