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Lightning strike kills woman, injures 17

Press Trust of India  |  Hoshangabad (MP) 

Lightning strike claimed the life of a young woman and injured 17 others in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh.

(20), was killed when struck by lightning at village Kallukhapa under Pipariya police station limits yesterday evening.

Police station in-charge Shailendra Sharma said the woman, resident of neighbouring Chandan Pipariya village, was working in fields with others.

"Eleven women and six men were injured. They were admitted to the Community Health Centre at Pipariya," Sharma said.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 14:07 IST