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Quang Ninh: Lightning kills two, injures four

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Victims were hospitalised shortly after the incident (Source: tienphong.vn)
Quang Ninh (VNA) – Fatal lightning killed two and injured four people who were travelling by road in Minh Thanh ward, Quang Yen town in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on June 9, reported the provincial healthcare station.

The injured, two of whom are children, were hospitalised shortly after the incident and are now getting intensive treatment at Quang Ninh Obstetrics and Pediatrics Hospital .

Secretary of the Quang Ninh Party Committee Nguyen Van Doc and Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee have visited families of the victims and offered them financial support.

Dangerous lightning in the rainy season has also claimed the lives of a number of victims nationwide, raising the alarm that necessary preventive measures should be taken.

Earlier on June 8, one person was killed and three others in a family were seriously injured when lightning struck their house in Cu K’Nia commune, Cu Jut district, in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong .

Meanwhile, lightning during a downpour claimed the life of a 19-year-old man in Muong Khuong district, in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on June 7.-VNA

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