Kendrapara, July 3: In an unfortunate incident, an 18-year-old boy was killed after lightning struck him in Marsaghai tehsil of Kendrapara district today.
The deceased has been identified as Biswabasu Sethi, a resident of Baulanga village.
As per reports, Biswabasu was on his way to his farmland when lightning struck him. He was then rushed to a nearby hospital where the attending doctors declared him dead.
Police have registered a case of unnatural death and sent the body for post-mortem.
A pal of gloom descended on the village following the tragic incident.