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5 killed by lightning in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand

Five persons were killed and as many injured by lightning at separate places in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand on Thursday.

india Updated: Aug 13, 2010 02:41 IST

Five persons were killed and as many injured by lightning at separate places in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand on Thursday.

Three persons, including a woman and a child, were killed and four injured seriously when lightning struck them at Adra village, police said.

All of them had taken shelter at a place during heavy rains.

In a separate incident, a man and his wife were killed as lightning struck them when they were transplanting paddy at Kankari, the police said.