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16 August 2016 Current Events Lightening kills 4 in Jharkhand
Lightening kills 4 in Jharkhand

Four persons have been killed by lightening which struck in Chatra district of Jharkhand. The victims have been identified as a 25-year-old woman M Tuli, 40-year-old Krishna Paswan and two others. Another person named Vinay Paswan has been reportedly injured in the incident. Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Singh has announced offering compensation to the victim’s families as per the government’s provision.




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