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Lightening strikes Nepal school; 2 children killed

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Two children were killed and five others injured today when lightening struck their school in Nepal's western district, police said.

The deceased, aged seven, studied in class II.

The incident took place at a primary school in Chingad rural municipality, about 600 km from Kathmandu, district said.

They were attending their classes when the lightening struck.

Five students studying in class I were also injured in the incident, police added.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 00:00 IST