Student killed in lightning

Dhenkanal: A 12-year-old student died as another suffered burn injuries as lightning struck Kesharia village, close to the district headquarters town of Dhenkanal on Friday.

Avisek Sarangi, son of Nitynanda Sarangi and a seventh standard student of Sidheswari U P School, Kesharia died after struck by thunderbolt.

Sanjaya Behera, of the same class, suffered burn injuries. Both were playing outside.