Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Umerkote, Jun 9:

In a tragic incident three persons including a woman were killed in a lightning strike at Ratakhandiguda Khandipadar weekly haat (bazaar) under Jharigan block in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district today, reports said.

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Three more women have been also injured in the lightning strike, reports added.

The tragedy struck while the villagers were picking their daily essentials from the weekly market late in the afternoon.

According to reports the deceased have been identified as Ram Bhadra, Chaiti Bhadra, and Nitai Ray.

The injured have been shifted to Umerkote Community Health Centre and are undergoing treatment.