Dhenkanal, March 15 (LocalWire): Five members of a family were struck by lightning in Dhenkanal district, police said on Friday. They are recuperating in hospital.
The injured were inside their house when lightning struck on Thursday evening. Neighbours called the fire brigade and rushed the injured to Kamakhyanagar Hospital.
Earlier, the Met office had alerted six districts including Dhenkanal for lightning and thundershowers till Thursday night.