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Lightning kills shepherd in Mancherial

Published: 17th Oct 2021 7:11 pm

Mancherial: A teenaged shepherd died after he was struck by lightning at Velmapalli village in Kotapalli mandal on Sunday.

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Sources said that the deceased was Mukinavena Kotesh (18), a resident of Velmapalli village.

Kotesh was killed after being struck by lightning while he was having lunch underneath a tree on the outskirts of the village. A farmer who was present there noticed the body of the shepherd and alerted his parents who rushed to the spot and shifted him to their residence. Kotapalli mandal registered light rains on Sunday.

On October 9, a 45-year-old farmer and his wife were killed after lightning struck them while they were engaged in farming activity at Burkapalli village in Bazarhathnoor mandal in Adilabad district. On September 20, Ande Mounika (28) and her one-year-old son died on the spot, while her husband received injuries after they were struck by lightning at Mancherial district headquarters.

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