**Cuttack:** At least three people were killed and one person was critically injured after lightning struck different parts of Athagarh today afternoon.
The deceased have been identified as Sanjay Behera of Bindhanima village, Kabi Bala of Bishnupur village and Nila Behera of Shyampur.
According to reports, the three persons were out in the field during the bolt attack.
Another person was admitted to Athagarh Community Health Centre (CHC) in critical condition.
Meanwhile, the Regional Meteorological Department has alerted that a low pressure is likely to form over Bay of Bengal that will bring rainfall to several parts of Odisha over the next 48 hours.
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