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Lightning kills two in Welikanda

Two people, aged 17 and 33, have apparently been killed today after being struck by lightening while working at a paddy field in Welikanda in Polonnaruwa, according to the Police Spokesman's Office. The bodies of the men, identified as residents of Magulpokuna, are being kept in a Welikanda hospital until the post mortem examinations are conducted later today. The Welikanda Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.