Anandpur: At least two persons were killed and two others injured due to lightning strike in Padmapur village under Anandpur police limits in Keonjhar district today.
When the deceased, identified as Dusashana Naik and Bhagabat Naik of Baunshagada village were working at their farmland, lightning struck them. Following the mishap, villagers admitted Dusashana and Bhagabat to the Anandapur Sub Divisional where doctors declared the duo brought dead.
In another incident, Lipun Sahu and Sarat Nahaka of Padmapur village were injured in the lightning strike. At present the injured are undergoing treatment at the Anandpur hospital.