2 killed, 3 injured in lightening

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Tura, June 24 : Two persons were killed and three others injured when lightening struck them at Charbatapara village, near Phulbari in West Garo Hills today. Local MLA SG Esmatur Mominin had apprised Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and has sought for financial aid to be released to the families of the deceased. He has also apprised the Deputy Commissioner of West Garo Hills seeking immediate aid for the bereaved families. Mominin is personally monitoring the well being of the injured and has made all necessary arrangement for their treatment at a local hospital in neigbouring Goalpara district of Assam. This has been stated in après release.