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Lightning Kills 3

Three persons were killed and six others serious injuried due to lightning at various places in Kokrajhar district on Saturday.

Nareswar Basumatary (55) Lakhan Basumatary (35) of Takumpur, Kachugaon dies when they were struck by lightning in the early morning of Saturday. Manik Basumatary (3) of the same family received serious injury at the same incident.

In another incident,three persons including a six month old baby received serious injuries due to lightning at Kachugaon Mainaguri. A heavy rain and lightning hit Mainaguri under Kachugaon in the early this morning of Saturday. They were identified as Dhoni Brahma (Six month), Madan Narzary (32) and Bina Brahma (45). Injuries were immediately rushed to local hospital, and later referred to Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital.

On Saturday afternoon, in another incident,one Manju Basumatary of Bishmuri Taigirbilw died due to lightening.

Again, two more persons from Durabili and Nabinagar in Kachugaon reached hospital due to lightning injury. They were identified as Dayabati Sabha and Balaii Brahma.

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