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Lightning kills 25-year-old youth in Anantnag’s Siligam

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Anantnag: A 25-year-old youth was killed after being struck by lightning in Siligam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday evening.

Officials said that lightning struck at the residential house of Muhammad Shafi Wani, resulting in the on-spot death of his young son Junaid Shafi Wani of Thokerpora Siligam Ashmuqam.

The body was handed over to the victim’s family for the last rites after completing legal formalities, they added.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Dr Piyush Singla has sanctioned a relief of rupees fifty-thousand for the next-of-kin of the deceased.


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