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Two killed in lightning

 The two member of a family were killed when lightning struck them on Friday morning at Taigirguri village under Serfanguri police station in Kokrajhar district.

Athem Narzary and his son Mithunjoy were ploughng in the paddy field when they were struck by lightening seriously injuring them. They were first brought Dotma PHC in critical condition and later to RNB Civil Hospital, Kokrajhar where they succumbed to their injuries. 

Mithunjoy was working as volunteer in Forest department at Ultapani under Haltugaon forest division.



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