Rayagada: Two precious lives were lost in lightning strike near Alutumba village under Mandibisi panchayat in Odisha’s Rayagada district today.
Another person who was critically injured in the lightning strike has been admitted to the Community Health Centre (CHC) at Kashipur.
According to reports, the deceased identified as Manu Singh Majhi (25) and Subash Singh Majhi (30), who are siblings along with their relative Suna Singh Majhi, who has been critically injured were clearing a patch on a hill near Alutumba for cultivation purpose when lightning struck them.
Villagers, who rushed to the spot after the lightning strike found Manu and Subash dead on the spot, while Suna was seriously injured.
They rushed Suna to the CHC at Kashipur where he is undergoing treatment.