Jagatsinghpur, September 6 (LocalWire): Four cows were killed and two houses damaged in an incident of lightning that struck at Gunthilo village under Tirtol police limit during a thunderstorm on Thursday night.
Sources said that heavy rainfall with thunderstorm occurred at different locations in the district during which two adjoining houses were gutted by lighting while the family members were sleeping in their house.
The houses had thatched roof and wooden frames that caught fire due to lightning. Four cows that were taking shelter in the shed were electrocuted to death in the incident. However, no human causality has been reported.