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4 killed in lightning strike in West Bengal

Press Trust of India  |  Canning (WB) 

Four persons including a minor girl, were killed in lightning strike in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Monday, the police said.

A 52-year-old man and his son, 27, were killed in lightning strike at Shantigachhi in Gosaba police station area.

Lightning strike also killed another 27-year-old man who was working in a field at Parasmani locality of Gosaba area.

Police said a 12-year-old girl died the same way at Dhablat under Sagar police station limits while she was returning home after playing with friends.

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First Published: Mon, August 12 2019. 19:15 IST