5 killed amid heavy rains, lightning in Maharashtra

Published: 07th June 2013 10:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2013 10:19 AM   |  A+A-


Heavy rains and lightning left  five persons dead and one seriously injured in separate  incidents in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, police said today.

Three persons, identified as Avadhut Sukhdev Parandwal (24), Sudershan Bajirav Awari (23) and Balu Murugan (29), were killed last night when their car drowned in flooded water of Padali river at Wadzire village.

Besides, two persons were killed and one seriously injured when lightning struck them while they had taken shelter under a tree amid heavy rainfall at Sonai village, they said.

The deceased were identified as - Raosaheb Damodar Lande (45) and Kalpana Dattatrey Lande (30).

The seriously injured person was admitted in a government hospital, police added.

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