Two killed, nine injured in lightning strike

A group of people were playing cricket and 13 persons were on the ground when the lightning struck.

Madurai: Two persons were killed and nine injured when they were struck by lightning at Mudukulathur, 60 km from here, police said on Monday.

A group of people were playing cricket and 13 persons were on the ground when a thunderstorm occurred yesterday.

Two persons died on the spot when they were struck by lightning, police said.
The injured have been admitted to the Mudukulathur government hospital.
PTI