Two persons were killed and two others injured in lightning strikes in Padmapur village under the Anandpur police station in the district on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Dusashana Naik and Bhagabat Naik of Baunshagada village. Lightning struck both of them while they were working at their farmland, reports said. Both of them were immediately rushed to the Anandapur Sub Divisional hospital where both of them were declared brought dead.
In another incident, Lipun Sahu and Sarat Nahaka of Padmapur village were injured in the lightning strike. Both of them were admitted to the Anandpur hospital.