Lightning kills three in Jharkhand

September 21st, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) Two children playing cricket were killed by lightning when they took shelter under a tree to escape rains in Jharkhand Sunday, the police said. Lightning also killed a man elsewhere.The children died in Jharia township of Dhanbad district, some 270 km from Ranchi. Also Sunday, a man died in Manjhi area in Dhanbad.

Lightning had killed nine people in the state Aug 28.

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