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Lightning kills 7 in Bihar’s Banka, two in Jharkhand

At least seven individuals have been killed in lightning strikes in Bihar’s Banka district on Saturday, the state Health Minister Mangal Pandey knowledgeable.

In a tweet, Mangal Pandey stated, “The news of the death of 7 people due to lightning in Banka district is very sad. The Bihar government is with the victim’s family in this hour of disaster.”

“My deepest condolences to the dead and injured in this incident. I pray to God to give peace to the dead and speedy recovery to the injured,” he added.

Meanwhile, in one other lightning strike incident, two individuals have been killed in Jharkhand’s Palamu district on Saturday, police stated.

A forty five-year-old farmer was working in his discipline in Karkatta village, whereas a 13-year-old boy was returning dwelling in Kuhkuhu village, once they have been struck by lightning, an officer stated. The our bodies have been despatched for autopsy examination, he added.

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