Khurda, March 29: A 53-year-old man was killed after being struck by lightning strike amid rains in Bolagada block in the district today.
The deceased has been identified as Kumar Parida of Sanapadar village.
to sources, Parida had gone the nearby filed to bring cows, which were grazing
in the field, when he was hit by lightning. Soon he was rushed to Rajsunakhala hospital
in a critical condition.
However, doctors declared him dead.
A pall of gloom has descended over the village following the death of Parida.