Lightning strike claims 7 lives in Odisha

24/04/2020 at 8:30 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 24: Seven persons have been killed by lightning as rainfall hit several districts across of the State on Friday.

At least three deaths were reported from Mayurbhanj district where three youths were killed at Badapathar village near Khunta when the trio was fishing in a pond nearby their village.

The deceased have been identified as Koushik Mahant, Jaminikant Mahant and Dibyashankar Mahant.

Similarly, two persons were killed by lightning in Jhumpura area in Keonjhar district while a lightning strike has claimed two lives in Balasore.

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