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One killed, two critically injured by lightning strike in Chilika

22/05/2022 at 11:23 AM

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.

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