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Three killed due to lightning in Nepal

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

At least three people, including two children, were killed due to lightning strikes in Dang district of Western Nepal on Saturday, officials said.

Laxmi Chaudhary (54) and her daughter Shristi (7) were killed when lightning hit their house in Tulasipur Municipality, police said.

The house was also badly damaged by the lightening.

In another incident, an 11-year-old boy was killed in Ghorahi Municipality of the same district.

The lightning struck him while he was playing outside his home, police said.

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First Published: Sat, February 08 2020. 19:22 IST