14 September 2018
Paradip: In an appalling incident, lightning killed a baby boy while his mother is critical and hospitalized here in the port city.
The mishap took place today afternoon at Bauria Palanda slum here. While the deceased has been identified as Teru Soren, his mother is Rebati.
Rebati and her baby son were sitting under a tree in front of their house when thunderstorm and rain started all of a sudden.
The mother was about to rush back home along with her baby boy when the fatal lightning struck following which both fell unconscious there.
The fellow slum-dwellers admitted them to the local Biju Memorial Hospital where the doctor declared the little boy dead.
On the other hand, Rebati has been undergoing treatment in hospital and sources informed that she was still lying unconscious.