Bargarh: Two women were killed while two others sustained critical injuries after lightning struck them at Malipali village in Attabira block of Bargarh district on Sunday.
According to sources, the women were working in a paddy field at Malipali village when rain accompanied by lightning lashed the area. Suddenly, lightning hit the women leaving them critically injured.
They were rushed to Attabira hospital where the two of them were declared brought dead. The identities of the deceased were not ascertained immediately. Two others are undergoing treatment at the hospital.