In Bihar, 17 people have died as a result of lightning strikes.

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 Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, expressed his sorrow over the deaths of 17 people in lightning and thunderstorm-related incidents in the state on Sunday.

According to the Chief Minister's Office, each deceased person's next of kin will receive an ex-gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh.

The district of Bhagalpur had the most deaths, with six, followed by Vaishali (three), Banka, and Khagaria (two each), and Munger, Katihar, Madhepura, and Saharsa (one each) (one each).

Since Saturday night, there have been several deaths.

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