Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning In Odisha’s Kendrapada

Kendrapada: Four people were killed in separate incidents of lightning in Kendrapada district, officials said on Tuesday.

Ganesh Jena from Inchol village under Nandipada police limits and Purnachandra Munda from Sapua Sahi under Ramachandrapur police limits were struck by lightning while they were cutting grass in open. Baharipur village’s Ballabh Behera was working in his brother-in-law’s fields when he was struck by lightning.

Respective families of the trio rushed them to Anandapur Community Health Centre through various means. The doctor declared ‘brought dead’ in all three incidents.

The fourth incident is said to have occurred in Pandua village whose details are awaited.