Lighting wreck havoc in Odisha, kills 12


By Our Correspondent

KENDRAPARA/BHADRAK/BALESORE: In an unfortunate incident, lighting on Sunday wreaked havoc claiming 12 lives and injuring 4 others in different districts in eastern Indian State of Odisha.

In Kendrapada district a house caught fire after lightning bolt struck it at Andulapur under Rajnagar Tehsil in Kendrapara district. One person was killed due to lightning at Petachhela and two others at Kuchila villages under Mahakalapada block and Bantala village under Patakura block of the district respectively.

In Bhadrak district, lightning claimed one life each at Orali and Rambila villages under Tihidi block. One person each was also killed in lightning in three villages under Chandabali block of the district.

In Baleswar district, while one person was killed and one injured in Mahamadabad village under Srijanga panchayat, another person was killed and two injured at Kuligan under Khandapada police l.

One death each was reported from Anra village under Banspal block of Keonjhar district and at Balaramprasad village in Angul district.


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