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Girl killed by lightning strike in Sumbal

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Sumbal, June 17 : An 18-year-old girl died while her brother was injured after lightning struck them at Najan village Sumbal area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday afternoon.

Reports reaching to KNO said that a teenage girl was outside her house in Najan village of Sumbal when she was struck by the lightning, resulting in her on spot death.

It added that her brother was also injured in this incident who has been shifted to the hospital for treatment.

The deceased was identified as Fatima Bano, 18, daughter of Muhammad Sikander Malla of Najan village of Sumbal. A police officer also confirmed the death of teenage girl. (KNO)

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