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IAF employee struck dead by lightning in Thiruvananthapuram

india Updated: Jan 14, 2010 13:11 IST

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A 45-year-old man, working at the Indian Air Force base in Thiruvananthapuram, was struck dead by lightning, police said on Thursday.

The victim was identified as Pramod Thapa, a junior Warrant Officer attached to the IAF's Forward Base Supply Unit here, police said.

Thapa, who hailed from Assam, was taking a stroll at the Shanghumugham beach last evening when lightning struck him.

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