Bhubaneswar: In a tragic incident, a villager was killed after being struck by lightning at Hilori village in Angul district early this morning.
The deceased was identified as Ajay Kumar Sahoo of nearby Belapada village.
According to reports, Ajaya was going to his workplace in the morning when the lightning struck him. some villagers of Hilori rushed him to a hospital but doctors declared him dead there.
A pal of gloom descended in the village following the sorrowful incident, added reports.