Medininagar, Jun 13 (PTI) Two minors including a girl were killed after being struck by lightning in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Monday, police said.

The victims were identified as 10-year-old Chandni Kumari and 12-year-old Arvind Kumar. They were playing in the afternoon in their village Gongo when lightning accompanied by rain and wind struck the area.

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The children died after they were struck by the thunderbolt, police said.

The bodies were sent to Medinirai Medical College and Hospital here for post-mortem.

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