Bhubaneswar, Apr 20:
Lightning has claimed one life and left another seriously injured in the city this evening, police sources said.
Abhimanyu Das (52) a resident of New Colony inside the campus of Utkal University died and his son Pratap Das (22) was badly injured when lightning struck both of them while they were collecting mangoes from a tree in the backyard of their house,the sources said.
Another, Prahlad Behera (60) a resident of Barang on the city outskirts was seriously injured when lightning struck him.
Both Prahlad and Pratap were rushed to the Capital Hospital for treatment.