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Lightning claims 10 lives in MP

As many as 10 people are killed and three injured, including a boy and a girl, after being struck by lightning in three districts of Madhya Pradesh.

bhopal Updated: Jun 21, 2007 23:20 IST

As many as 10 people were killed and three injured, including a boy and a girl, after being struck by lightning in three districts of Madhya Pradesh, official sources said on Thursday.

Lightning struck three persons killing them in Malakheda village of Ujjain district last evening, they said.

Two others died in Bilwania and one in Narvar villages of the same district, sources said, adding one person sustained burns after being struck by lightning in Lasudia Chuhad village.

In Jhabua district, two persons were killed in Kalyanpura and two children, a boy and a girl, injured in Kalidevi village after lightning struck them on the same evening, sources said.

Two deaths were reported in Shajapur district - one each in Kalapeepal and Akodia villages - due to lightning, sources added.