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Lightning in Odisha, India kills 11


Lightning strikes in Odisha, India have claimed lives of at least 11 people and injured 15 others, Times of India reported.

A flash of lightning hit a stone quarry at Kaipadar near Khurda, leaving four labourers dead.  Another lightning at Kusumati village near Jatni claimed two lives. At least four people died in lightning at Choudwar and Jagatpur. Similarly a farmer died due to lightning in Sundargarh district.

Lightning has claimed nearly 200 lives in Odisha in last eight months.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 17, 2013