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Two women struck by lightning die in C'garh

Press Trust of India  |  Korba 

Two persons were killed and one

injured when lightning struck them in Chhattisgarh's Surajpur district, police said on Friday.

Two cattle also died in the mishap that took place at in Nayanpur village under Kotwali police station area on Thursday, an official said.

"Sonia Singh (18) and Shyamwati Singh (16) were killed on the spot, while Sahindar Singh (14) sustained serious burn injuries," he said.

The bodies of the deceased were sent for post-mortem, the official said, adding that the injured boy was undergoing treatment at Ambikapur Medical College hospital.

A case has been registered in this regard, the official added.

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First Published: Fri, March 20 2020. 15:38 IST