Odisha: one killed, five critical in lightning strike
Sundergarh: An eight-year-old boy was killed and five other children critically injured after being struck by lightning at Subalaya village in Odisha’s Sundargarh district on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Mausam Nayak of the same locality.
According to reports, all the six children were playing on swing under a tree in the village. The locals heard a loud crack and saw a large flash of light in the area where the children were playing in this afternoon.
The locals rushed the children to the District Headquarters Hospital here, where the doctors declared Mausam brought dead.
A pall of gloom has descended upon the villagers after the tragic incident.