Khordha, May 22: Atleast one was killed and two others were critically injured in a lightning strike in Khorda’s Chilika on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Narayan Behera, a fisherman hailing from Chilika’s Sana-Nairi village.
According to sources, Behera had gone to Chilika Lake to catch fish when a bolt of lightning struck him and killed him on the spot.
At the same time, two other fishermen were grievously injured by a lightning strike when they were at the Nairi Pentha in Chilika.
The two were then rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The two fishermen brothers have been identified as Naveen Baral and Bipin Baral.