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50 killed in lightning strikes in Pakistan

At least 50 people were killed and several injured in lightning strikes in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) on Friday.

world Updated: Jul 21, 2007 10:00 IST
IANS

At least 50 people were killed and several injured in lightning strikes in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) on Friday.

Seventeen houses were damaged in the lightning storms in Naashnamil village of mountainous upper Dir area of NWFP, Aaj news channel reported.

There were fears the death toll could rise further.

First Published: Jul 20, 2007 23:40 IST