Bhawanipatna (Odisha), July 15 (PTI): Two persons were killed after lightning struck a field they were working on at Dhben Surda village in Kalahandi district, police said today.

Lightning accompanied by rain struck when the two were working in a paddy field on the outskirt of their village located under M Rampur block yesterday.

The deceased were identified as Srikara Majhi and Biswakarma Majhi.

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