Lightning, storm kill 23 people in Bihar
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At least 23 people were killed in separate incidents of lightning and wall collapse in Bihar.
18 were killed as lightning struck them in different districts of Bihar and five others lost their lives in West Champaran district in a wall collapse due to a storm.
Out of the 18 killed in the lightning strike, five people were from East Champaran, four from Jamui, one in West Champaran, two each in Munger, Bhagalpur and Madhepura and one each in Vaishali and Samastipur districts.
Earlier on Saturday, at least three people were killed and nine others injured after being hit by lighting in Uttarkashi.