Mother, son killed in lightning strike


Angul: A woman and her son were killed after being struck by lightning at Rantalei village in Angul district late last night.

The deceased were identified as Baina Balanath (40) and her 10-year old son Nandu.

According to sources, the lightning claimed the lives of the duo when rain lashed the area last night while they were sleeping inside a tent. The two are stated to be nomads and natives of Maharashtra.

Reportedly, no case regarding the issue has been lodged with the police yet. The bodies have not been claimed.

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