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Tag: Lightning Strikes

Six Killed In Lightning Strikes In Separate Places In Odisha

Keonjhar/Baripada/Balasore: As many as six deaths were reported due to lightning strikes in different parts of Odisha on Friday. As per reports, three youths including two students were killed in a lightning strike while they were out fishing at Badakathara village under Khunta Police limits in Udala of Mayurbhanj district. The lightning struck when the […]

30 die in Bihar lightning strikes

Patna: At least 30 people were killed and over a dozen others injured in incidents of lightning strikes across Bihar in the last 24 hours, an official said here on Thursday. The deaths occurred in Bhagalpur, Begusarai, Saharsa, Purnea, Araria, Katihar, Jamui, Khagaria, Madyepura, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, Mitigari and Gaya districts, the state disaster management […]

Lightning claims 7 lives; death toll 17 in four days

Bhubaneswar: With the death of seven people at separate places on Sunday, the death toll due to lightning incidents across the State have now reached at least 17 in last four days. As many as seven persons were killed and two others critically injured in lightning incidents at Shankarabahal  village in Sundergarh district and four […]

Lightning claims three more lives in Odisha

Bhawanipatna: At least three persons including a woman were killed while four others were injured in lightning strikes in Kalahandi district on Thursday. A man, identified as Rahas Bag, died after being hit by lightning while he was working in his paddy field at Balagaon village under Kalampur block in the district. In a similar […]

Lightning deaths: Odisha planning massive awareness drive

Bhubaneswar: Lightning kills more people in Odisha than any other calamity in the State with the latest being death of 34 persons in last 36 hours. Keeping this in mind and the 34 deaths in the past 36 hours has prompted the Odisha government to plan a massive awareness program to prevent casualties. “We will […]