Jharsuguda: A 28-year-old man was killed and three others sustained injuries after being struck by lightning under Laikera police limits in the district today.
The deceased person has been identified as Parikhita Bhaisha of Gambhariguda village.
According to reports, Parikhita was in his home, when he was hit by lightning during a thunderstorm in the evening. On being informed the Laikera police reached the village and seized the body for post-mortem.
Similarly, three persons– Barsha Behera Gambhariguda village and Mukta Rohidas and Supriya Rohidas of Kulemura village– were hit by the lightning strike and were rushed to Mudrajor community health centre.