Balipatna, June 30: A man was killed after being struck by lightning at Kunjapada village under Balipatna police limits in Khordha district today.
The deceased has been identified Ranjan Senapati of the village.
According to sources, Senapati was working in his farmland in the afternoon, when the lightning struck him and he fell unconscious. Soon he was rushed to Balipatna Community Health Centre, where doctors declared him dead.
A pall of gloom descended over the village following the tragic incident.