Jagatsinghpur, June 20 (LocalWire): A teenager was killed while two others were seriously injured by lightning today morning in Naranpur village under Jagatsinghpur police limits as heavy rainfall lashed several parts of Jagatsinghpur district. The rains brought temporary relief from the heat wave.
A 16-year-old girl was struck by lightning as she was sitting and watching the rains from her verandah.
She was taken to the district headquarter hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. The body has been sent for postmortem.
In another incident, two men from the same village were struck by lightning while they were on their way to Ambasala panchyat of Balikuda block where one of them is an executive officer.
Both are undergoing treatment at the district hospital.