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Lightning claims three lives in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Bhadrak (Odisha) 

Three persons, including a couple, were killed and two others injured in lightning in Odisha's Bhadrak district today.

A farmer and his wife died when lightning struck them when they were working in a paddy field in Bhadrak rural area, officials said.


Another person was killed in lightning while working in the field at Patia village in the district, they said.

District emergency office sources said two persons of Ichhapur village under Bhadrak rural police station limit sustained injuries in the lightning when they were returning from their paddy field.

Both are admitted to Bhadrak district headquarters hospital, the sources added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 19:57 IST
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