Three killed by lightning

Virudhunagar

Three persons, including a minor boy, were struck dead by lightning at Nalli near Sattur on Tuesday evening.

The police said that the deceased had gone to a local temple in the evening. After it started raining, they were stuck there. Around 6 p.m. lightning struck and villagers rushed them to the Government Hospital in Kovilpatti where they were declared dead.

M. Karthik (12), who also suffered shock, was admitted to the GH.

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