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Norwester in Koraput: One dies and 7 critical due to lightning

17/05/2022 at 10:41 PM

Koraput, May 17: A woman died and at least 7 members of a family became critical due to lightning followed by Norwester on Tuesday.

The mishap took place at Silapada village under the Lamataput block limits in Koraput in the evening.

The deceased has been identified as Durga Krishani.

Sources said, a sudden storm followed by a heavy shower rocked the Lamatput area in the evening.Meanwhile, a sudden lightning struck Durga Krishani’s house. As a result, all the members of the family sustained critical injuries. However, Durga was found dead after the incident.

Being informed, locals rushed to the spot and escorted the victims to the Lamataput Community Health Centre and later shifted to the Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College & Hospital, as their conditions were revealed to be more critical.   

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