Lightning kills two children in Banka

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Banka, Jun 13 (UNI) Two children were killed and eleven injured when lightning struck them at Hijrar village under Barhat police station in the district today.

Official sources said here that incident took place when children playing in the field were forced to take shelter under a tree following rain.

The lightning struck the tree under which the victims took shelter. Two died on the spot while eleven sustained injuries, sources added.

All the injured were admitted to a local hospital, where condition of one was stated to be critical, sources added.

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