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Six people killed by lightning in Bangladesh

Witnesses say the dead and the injured were local farmers drinking tea at the shop during a tropical storm.

india Updated: Sep 17, 2006 19:32 IST
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At least six people were killed as lightning struck a teashop in Bangladesh, police said on Sunday.

Three others were seriously injured in the incident, which occurred on Saturday night about 300 km south of Dhaka.

Witnesses said the dead and the injured were local farmers drinking tea at the shop during a tropical storm.

A Bangladeshi television news channel said the injured were admitted to a local hospital in a critical condition.

First Published: Sep 17, 2006 19:32 IST

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