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12:00 AM, June 12, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, June 12, 2011

Lightning kills 7 in two dists

Seven people, including three schoolboys, were killed by lightning in Gomostapur upazila of Chapainawabganj district and in Modhukhali, Boalmari and Bhanga upazilas of Faridpur district yesterday.
In Chapainawaganj, the dead were identified as Ruhul Amin,35, his wife Shawkat Ara,30, and their neighbour Abdur Rahim, 28, reports our correspondent.
In another incident, Mansura Begum, 23, wife of Abdul Mannan of Mayamari village of Bholahat upazila was struck by lightning while she was gathering mangoes. She died instantly.
In Faridpur, three school students were killed by lightning in Modhukhali, Boalmari and Bhanga upazilas yesterday.
The dead are Lima Rani, 14, of Chandra village in Bhanga upazila, Sumi Rani Sarkar, 10, of Baliapara village in Boalmari upazila and her sister Nomita Rani Sarkar.

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