Khurda: A farmer succumbed to a lightning strike in Khurda district on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Gangadhar Parida (56), a resident of Sarua village under Baghamari police limits in Khurda district.
According to sources, the farmer was struck by lightning while he was working in his farmland. He immediately fell unconscious in the field.
He was rushed to a hospital here but the doctor declared him brought dead.
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