Three persons struck dead by lightning

September 05, 2015 12:00 am | Updated March 28, 2016 03:35 pm IST - GUNTUR:

Three persons were struck dead by lightning in separate incidents at Sattenapalli mandal on Friday.

Two farm labourers -- Bollapalli Mariyamma (43) and Ekula Nagaratnamma (50) were killed after being struck by lightning. Revenue officials said there was a spell of heavy rain in the rural parts of the Sattenapalli and the incident took place while the women were engaged in farm work.

In another incident, a farmer Popuru Venkateswarlu belonging to Batluru village was struck dead by lightening.

The revenue and police officials after conducting the post-mortem handed over the bodies to the relatives of the deceased.

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