Two persons were killed and eight injured as thunderbolt struck them at Balvantapur village in Dubbak mandal on Sunday. According to sources, K Yellavva (50), Ch. Roja (20) went to farm with about eight labourers to take up some work. However, heavy rain forced them to take shelter under a neem tree. A thunderbolt hit the tree resulting in the instant death of Yellavva and Roja. Another eight persons were injured in the incident and five were shifted to government hospital at Siddipet for treatment. MLA Ch Muthyam Reddy and former MLA S. Ramalinga Reddy reached the hospital and consoled the victims. Dubbak police registered a case.