Bolangir, September 28 (LocalWire): A 19-year old man was killed while two others were injured as lightning struck here on Saturday.
The three had gone to watch a cricket match in a nearby field in the town when it started raining unexpectedly in the afternoon.
These three youths rushed and took shelter under a tree. Soon lighting struck the tree leaving one dead on the spot, and injuring the two others.
The deceased has been identified as Sibasis Das of Malpada area in Bolangir.
The injured have been admitted to Bhimbhoi Medical College Hospital for further treatment.