Six people killed in lightning strike in Odisha

Six people were killed and around 12 were injured after being struck by a lightning in Jaripada village of Odisha's Khordha district.

Jaripada: Six people were killed and around 12 were injured after being struck by a lightning in Jaripada village of Odisha's Khordha district.

According to reports, the incident took place yesterday when some youths took shelter under a house which was struck by lightning. Four youths died on the spot while two more succumbed to injuries at a nearby hospital.

The injured have reportedly been admitted to Khordha district headquarters hospital and Capital hospital in Bhubaneswar.

Further details are awaited.

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