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24 August 2019

Diptanshu Dash


Angul: As death due to fatal lightning has been on rise in Odisha and amid the current rainy season thunderbolt and lightning being a common phenomenon, the natural disaster today claimed two more lives in the district here.

The tragic incident has taken place in Bentapur village.

The two deceased have been identified as Girish Behera and Pratap Behera.  

Lightning struck when both were working in the agricultural field.

They were rushed to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) in a critical condition.

The doctor, however, declared them dead.

A pall of gloom has descended on Bentapur village.