Lightning kills two in Andhra Pradesh

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Machilipatnam (AP), Jul 30: Two agricultural labourers were killed and two others injured in two separate lightning incidents following heavy rains in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, police said today.

The incidents took place yesterday. T Mareswara Rao (26) an agricultural labourer working in fields was killed after lightning struck him due to heavy rains in Cheepurugudem village of Chatrai mandal.

Lightning kills two in Andhra Pradesh

Two other labourers were also injured following which they were admitted to Chintalapudi hospital. In another incident, a 40-year-old man was killed due to lightning in Gandicherla village of Chintalapudi mandal .

The deceased K Nagesu (40), an agricultural labour was working in his field last evening when the incident occurred, police said. Two separate cases have been registered and investigations are underway.


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