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By A Newsman

Kalyani, 11 September: LIGHTNING has killed three persons and has injured three school children in different parts of Nadia district.

The incidents took place today afternoon when it rained heavily in Nadia after a prolonged dry spell. But along with the rain came massive lightning almost like bolt from the blue.

The lightning killed Atul Biswas (45) at Krishnagaj, and Tapan Ghosh (43) and Sushanta Biswas (60) at Dhubulia. Framers by profession, the trio was working in their paddy fields when the lightning struck and killed them on the spot.

Around the same time, three children were injured by lightning at Krishnaganj’s Govindapur Primary School. The children were watching the rain from the school’s veranda when the incident happened. They are now admitted to a local government hospital.