Balasore: At least six persons were killed in lightning strike today in different parts of Bhadrak and Balasore districts.
According to reports, two persons were killed in Sastri Ghat and Mathasahi of Chandbali. Another person of Paitipur village in Gobindpur panchayat of Bhadrak district was killed due to a lightning strike.
Similarly, a farmer was killed in Arabandha of Nilagiri in Balasore district.
In another tragedy, which struck during rakhi celebrations, a minor boy and a minor girl were killed due to lightning.
They children, Asha Behera (12) and Susant Dalei (15) were having lunch with family after celerbating rakhi at the latter’s place.