Lightning strike during football match: Two killed, 12 injured


Sundargarh: At least two persons were killed and 12 others injured when lightning struck them during a football match at Parba village in Jharkhand bordering Odisha’s Sundargarh district on Monday.

The deceased were hailed from Purunapani village in Sundargarh and Parba village of Jharkhand. Similarly, 12 persons from Hatibari village of Sundargarh district were injured in the lightning.

According to sources, a team from Hatibari had gone to play the football match. The match was underway when the lightning hit the area. The deceased duo was among the audiences.

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