Malkangiri: Two persons were killed and as many injured due to lightning strike in Damaguda of Tanduki panchayat and Bahalaguda village of Pedawada panchayat on Wednesday.
The incident occurred when Mithun Dhurua and Sapan Barai of Damaguda were working the in the field. Mithun died on the spot while Sapan sustained injuries.
Similarly, in Bahalaguda village, Sabita Matem succumbed to the lightning strike and Sana Kutia sustained injuries. The injured have been admitted to a local hospital.