5 Killed, 2 Injured In Lightning Mishaps In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: At least five persons were killed and two others injured in lightning strike incidents under the impact of thunderstorms in Kendrapara today.
According to sources, two persons were killed and two others critically injured after lightning struck them at Karanja village under Mahakalapada block in the district. The deceased duo has been identified as Papuni Das (23) and Rangadhar Behera (50).
Similarly, two persons died in lightning strike while they were working in a farmland in Garadpur block of the district. The two deceased are Dillip Mallick of Marilo village and Ajay Nayak of Gotribila village.
Besides, another person identified as Bijay Nayak met similar fate at Naranpur village under Marsaghai block in the district.