Lightning Claims Several Lives Across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Lightning claimed lives of several persons including a minor boy and two women at separate places in Odisha on Monday.

A 13-year-old boy Narasingha Majhi of Sunadangari village in Nabarangpur district was struck by lightning at Majhiguda village when he was returning home after watching a cricket match.

Similary in Dhenkanal, Nirmala Sahu of Raidihi village and Ranjita Pradhan of Dandaragadi village, both under Sadar police limits, were also killed in lightning strikes.

As per sources, four other people have also succumbed to lightning strikes in the districts of Keonjhar, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur and Cuttack.