Four injured by lightning in Jajpur

Jajpur: Four persons were injured, two of them seriously, after being struck by lightning in Jajpur district on Sunday, police said.

The mishap occurred near Beruda village under Jajpur sadar police station when the victims were working in their paddy field, SDPO (Jajpur) D R Roy said.

The injured included two daily wage earners, a tractor driver and owner of the vehicle. While two seriously injured were shifted to the district headquarter hospital at Jajpur, the other two hurt undergoing treatment at the community health centre at Madhuban.