Three Of Odisha Family Killed In Lightning Strike

Keonjhar: Three members of a family were killed in a lightning strike in Dhenkikote Koradabeda Sahi under Ghatgaon police limits in Keonjhar district today.

The deceased include two women and a four-year-old girl child who were nomads and were staying in a tent which they had put at Koradabeda Sahi near Tikira, reports said.

Following sudden rain in the afternoon today, the trio had taken shelter under a nearby tree when lightning struck them leaving them dead on the spot.

On being informed Dhenkikote police have seized the bodies of the deceased and sent them for post-mortem to Community Health Centre (CHC) at Ghatagaon.