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Three persons killed, injured in lightning strike in Odisha

Three persons, including a woman, were killed and four injured when lightning hit them at a village in Odisha`s Gajapati district, police said Thursday.



Berhampur: Three persons, including a woman, were killed and four injured when lightning hit them at a village in Odisha`s Gajapati district, police said Thursday.

Lightning struck the victims while they were standing inside a hut near a maize field to escape the rain at Chandiput village yesterday, the police said.

The injured were admitted to a health centre at Chandiput.

The deceased were identified as Manjula Nayak (40) of Chandiput, Kanhu Nayak (48) of Ankili and Udaya Nath Nayak (35) of Bhobatiguda near Chandiput, they said.

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