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Four other farmers were seriously injured.

Police said some farmers of Ratanpur village went to plant Aman paddy around 9:00am.

A thunderbolt struck six of them, leaving two dead on the spot. Later, local people rescued the injured.

Panchbibi police station officer-in-charge Palash Chandra Deb said the injured were admitted to Joypurhat Adhunik Hospital.

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